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Stanford Hospital Physicians Give Heart Patient a Second Chance

09.19.2012

Gary Verwer's heart valve had narrowed so much that walking 30 feet became exhausting. Traditional surgery was not an option—instead, a new procedure at Stanford Hospital saved his life.

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Stanford Health Care seeks to heal humanity through science and compassion one patient at a time, through its commitment to care, educate, and discover. Stanford Health Care delivers clinical innovation across its inpatient services, specialty health centers, physician offices, virtual care offerings and health plan programs.

Stanford Health Care is a leading academic health system and part of Stanford Medicine, which includes the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. Stanford Medicine is renowned for breakthroughs in treating cancer, heart disease, brain disorders and surgical and medical conditions. For more information, visit: www.stanfordhealthcare.org.

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