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Cardiology

Celebrating 10 Years With a Life-Changing Heart Pump

By on 05/07/2021
Vince McCormack is one of fewer than 150 patients nationwide who have lived so long with a left-ventricular assist device.
Bariatric Surgery Cardiology

Emergency Heart Pump Saves Him for Life-Changing Surgeries Ahead

By on 10/28/2020
Einstein cardiologist considered hospice, but sent Sean Temple for a left-ventricular assist device instead.
Bariatric Surgery Cardiology

Heart Pump, Then Weight-Loss Surgery Saved His Life

By on 09/25/2020
Einstein expertise allowed Antwine Stokes to get treatment despite his weakened condition and extreme obesity.