For Darleen, open-heart surgery wasn't an option. The Sanford Heart team in Bismarck used a minimally invasive treatment called TAVR to replace Darleen's aortic valve and save her life.A revolutionary, minimally invasive treatment called TAVR saved Darleen's life.
Shellie experienced a stroke at just 46 years old and later learned that she had a small hole in her heart. After open-heart surgery and rehabilitation, Shellie now has her strength and energy back, along with a renewed confidence on life.After discovering a congenital heart defect in her 40s, Shellie Ulven received open heart surgery.
When genetic counseling revealed the cause of Jessica's high cholesterol, her care team at Sanford Heart was able to improve her heart health into the future.Genetic counseling revealed the cause of Jessica's high cholesterol. She is now living a healthier life.