Faces of Survival: Dianne Waller

...Within 10 months of the lumpectomy she had pericarditis, radiation pneumonitis, kidney stones and ultimately had open heart surgery."It was an adventure," she said.In 2010, she got skin cancer. Her dermatologist was surprised when Waller...

Willie Bailey

...Korea, Philippines and on the first naval medical ship USS Comfort. She was a team member on one of the early open heart surgeries performed at Walter Reed Hospital and supervised by Christian Barnard, M.D. In 1964 Vivian served as the Nurse...

Teen killed by vehicle remembered by family, friends

...medicine and cooked for her when she wasn't feeling well.When Collins had her feet amputated in 2007 and later had open heart surgery in 2010, De'Monta took on a stronger role at home."That's why I'm trying not to cry, because Monta would...

Hospital lawyers: Haley's veto of Certificate of Need funding didn't nix law requiring process

...fundraiser for Lexington Medical Center, which spent nearly a decade fighting with DHEC over whether it could do open-heart surgery before reaching a compromise with another Columbia-area hospital.

Broncos coach John Fox returns to team after heart surgery

...part was watching the team play and not being there," Fox said upon his return just four weeks after undergoing open-heart surgery in North Carolina.Fox had hoped to put off aortic valve replacement surgery until after the Super Bowl but fell...

Pulling for the kids

...Children's Hospital for nearly a decade.It's a labor of love for Bryton co-founder Bryan Williams, who endured open-heart surgery himself at age 5 and fondly remembers being visited by a costumed Spiderman."I never forgot that visit," he...

Trinity loses ability to perform heart procedure

...according to the National Hospital Discharge Survey,Prior to 2008, the state would only allow hospitals that did open heart surgery perform therapeutic catheterizations but a state law passed that year allowed an exemption for others to apply if...

Gold Cross EMS founder, owner Bo Pounds dies

Gold Cross EMS founder and owner Bo Pounds died early Friday at age 78, six weeks after open heart surgery, according to Gold Cross CEO Vince Brogdon.Pounds, an Augusta native and 1956 graduate of the Academy of Richmond Coun ty...

SC high court to hear Certificate of Need case

...fundraiser for Lexington Me di cal Center, which spent nearly a decade fighting with DHEC over whether it could do open-heart surgery before reaching a compromise with another area hospital.

Zoos give hospitalized kids a wild distraction

...our lives," said his dad, John Pepe.Tino relates to a part of a video featuring a baby orangutan that had open heart surgery. Staffers are following the ape through its recovery.San Diego Zoo Kids' four-hour loop running now at Rady...