Bob was diagnosed with a rare heart condition called cardiac sarcoidosis. His heart continued to deteriorate and he went into severe heart failure.
From needing a heart transplant to becoming a IRONMAN Finisher, watch Derek tell his incredible story.
Ellen Goodman thought her life was over due to congestive heart failure. Watch her story to find out how she got back to the life she loves.
At just 56 years old, Gary, and his wife Susan, received the news that no one wants to hear: Gary’s heart was failing. When his only option was a heart transplant, he came to Penn Medicine for the care he needed.
At just 23 years old, Joey Belletiere may not look like your classic heart disease patient. Joe needed a new heart, but first he had to make a choice.
When Kim came to Penn, she was increasingly short of breath and knew it may be something serious. But after physicians quickly diagnosed her with a rare and fast-moving heart condition called giant cell myocarditis, Kim realized just how serious it was.
After 30 years of struggling with cardiac arrhythmia, Maureen was told she needed a new heart.
After an incorrect diagnosis at another hospital, Patricia's heart landed in the hands of the Director of the Penn Heart and Vascular Center, Dr. Acker.
Tangee was looking for the best heart failure physicians in Philadelphia. That's when she found Penn.
Shortly after a frightening heart failure diagnosis, William found out he had a new reason to live.
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