Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

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New Heart instead of a Honeymoon

Instead of honeymooning in Ireland, Adam Janusz and his wife, Saori, took a journey of the heart. Janusz, then 32, was diagnosed with a rare heart ailment, requiring ventricular assist devices (VAD) to keep his heart pumping. Eventually, he’d need a heart transplant. The couple’s odyssey started when they’d been married for less than two [...]

  • Expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors with training in heart disease (cardiologists) routinely evaluate and treat many people who have myocarditis. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have conducted extensive research and pioneered the current treatments of giant cell myocarditis, cardiac sarcoidosis and eosinophilic myocarditis.
  • Collaboration. Cardiologists work with a team of specialists from many areas to diagnose and treat people who have all forms of myocarditis. Doctors collaborate with your primary doctor at home to continue ongoing care and long-term follow-up after your treatment at Mayo Clinic.

Related book: Mayo Clinic Healthy Heart for Life! book provides an easy-to-follow plan to prevent and conquer heart disease.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery and for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals in neurology and neurosurgery and for heart and heart surgery.

May. 02, 2012