Rod Carew Press Conference Features Scripps Cardiologist

Ajay Srivastava discussed LVAD pump implanted at Scripps

Ajay Srivastava discussed LVAD pump implanted at Scripps

Scripps Health heart failure specialist Ajay Srivastava, MD, recently participated in a press conference with Scripps cardiology patient Rod Carew to discuss his recent heart transplant.


Carew, a Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, has been treated by Scripps cardiologists for the last two and a half years since having a major heart attack and developing life-threatening heart failure.


The press conference also featured family members of a former NFL player whose heart was donated to Carew after his untimely death.


Read the Los Angeles Times coverage: Rod Carew Works to Promote Organ Donation After Receiving the Ultimate Gift From Former NFL Player Konrad Reuland: A Heart


Read the Los Angeles Daily News article: Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew's Organ Transplants Unite Two Families


Watch a replay of the press conference on Facebook: Rod Carew Press Conference

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