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Dave receives a "Daisy" award

Prior to getting the LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device), implanted in me, I was on the verge of dying. I am not over dramatizing this, one of the cardiologist actually told my family and me,… Continue reading

German (Sal) & Milja Saldarriaga
Fort Mill, SC

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My Life Experience

  • Retired New York City police officer
  • coping with heart disease since 1996
  • had defibrillator/pacemaker implanted in Oct 2003
  • had Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) implanted in September 2009
  • Received heart transplant September 2010.
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