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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 [...]

  • Experience and expertise. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have pioneered the diagnosis and management of myocarditis for nearly 20 years. They have published a large number of original publications and edited a major textbook in the field. Currently two clinical studies, both funded by the National Institutes of Health, are enrolling at Mayo Clinic sites.

    Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists) and heart surgeons (cardiovascular surgeons) have extensive experience diagnosing and treating people with myocarditis. Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat more than 200 people with myocarditis each year.

  • Multidisciplinary team approach. Cardiologists work with a team of specialists from many areas to provide coordinated, comprehensive care for people with all forms of myocarditis. Doctors collaborate with your primary care doctor at home to continue ongoing care and long-term follow-up after your treatment at Mayo Clinic.
  • Individualized approach. Doctors at Mayo Clinic work with you to provide exactly the care you need.
  • Heart failure treatment expertise. The team in the Heart Failure Clinic at Mayo Clinic has experience and expertise in treating people with heart failure.
  • Research. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have conducted extensive research and pioneered the current treatments of giant cell myocarditis, cardiac sarcoidosis and eosinophilic myocarditis.

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

Oct. 24, 2015