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Newspaper staff prepares to bring readers Masters coverage

...Bulldogs are in this year's Masters field. He profiles each of them, including Erik Compton, who has had two heart transplants and has earned his first trip to the Masters.Scott offers readers a second long profile on Rory McIlroy and his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/newspaper-staff-prepares-brin
Erik Compton enters Masters off busy schedule

...there's really only one missing piece right now in my game," said Compton, who has been the recipient of two heart transplants. "I feel like if I get that figured out, I should have a great week."It's been an up-and-down past year...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/erik-compton-enters-masters-busy-schedule
Other UGA golfers in Masters field hope to follow Watson's lead

...Brendon Todd and Brian Har man join Compton as those making their Masters debut.Compton, the recipient of two heart transplants, toiled in the Nationwide and Canadian tours for years before earning his PGA Tour Card in 2010. His runner-up...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/other-uga-golfers-masters-field-hope-follo
UGA Week: Masters is dear to Compton's hearts

...career-opening thing for me. For me to put myself on the map and prove to the world that I'm not just the guy with two heart transplants."He didn't realize until his post-round interview what his finish accomplished."For me it was a huge feat...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/uga-week-masters-dear-comptons-hearts
Heart transplants closer

...at least one doctor and one surgeon experienced in heart transplants, as well as the necessary support staff, such as...the fiscal year beginning July 1 to perform eight heart transplants this year. Medicare requires a program to perform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/24/met_136888.shtml
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Center builds plans for heart transplants

...are only three Georgia facilities that currently do heart transplants, and all are in the Atlanta area: Emory University...Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. Here is a look at heart transplants in Georgia in recent years: 2002: 35 2003: 43...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/03/met_452013.shtml
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Heart tissue may recover when device used

...never recover may be wrong. When patients awaiting heart transplants were placed on a mechanical pump to keep them alive...function. The study of 22 patients who underwent heart transplants was published Tuesday in Circulation, a journal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/16/tec_231058.shtml
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Study: Heart tissue may recover when device used

...never recover may be wrong. When patients awaiting heart transplants were placed on a mechanical pump to keep them alive...function. The study of 22 patients who underwent heart transplants was published Tuesday in Circulation, a journal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/21/tec_231483.shtml
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Heart of a champion beats in Erik Compton

...through Q School.He cherishes the gift he was given a second time."Even if I didn't play golf and I had two heart transplants and survived a heart attack, I would be a book story, anyways," he said in 2009 when he returned to the game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-06-14/heart-champion-beat
New device acts like support hose for heart

...150 heart failure patients who got this novel and incredibly simple device felt better, were less likely to need heart transplants or other operations, and improved in other ways when compared with people who did not get the fabric wrap. "There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/08/liv_433774.shtml
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