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Rod Carew Press Conference Features Scripps Cardiologist

Ajay Srivastava discussed LVAD pump implanted at Scripps

A Scripps cardiologist in a gray suit speaks at a Rod Carew (center) press conference.

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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