Newspaper Updates Recovery of Heart Patient Rod Carew

MLB Hall of Famer adjusting to life with a left ventricular assist device

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Scripps heart patient and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew discussed his challenges and accomplishments in an Orange County Register article since being implanted with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) at Prebys Cardiovascular Institute to treat heart failure.


“Every day, I feel a little better, a little stronger, but it’s still tough,” he said.


Read the Orange County Register article: Rod Carew Recovering From Massive Heart Attack With a Life-saving Device Pumping Blood Through His Body

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