Dave Wallace credits the expertise of the MUSC Health Heart & Vascular surgical team with saving his leg when he had a popliteal aneurysm, a bulge in the blood vessel behind his knee that could have led to an amputation.
Becky Dornisch exercised, ate healthy, and did not smoke or have high cholesterol or blood pressure. But she did have a family history of heart disease. And that was enough to cause a 90% blockage in her left anterior descending artery
Max knows he’s a lucky man
This year, 83-year-old Max Ozor celebrates his 20th year with a new heart, which he received at South Carolina’s only heart transplant hospital, the MUSC Health Heart & Vascular Center.
At 25 years old, he knew his heart was failing
In August of 2017, 25-year-old Daniel Cole became one of more than 400 people to receive a new heart at MUSC over the past 30 years. For Daniel, that means a new chance to complete his education, pursue a career and enjoy life as a loving husband and healthy, involved father to his son, Noah.
MUSC offers more treatment options for heart patients than any other hospital in South Carolina. When you make a donation to the Heart & Vascular Center, you do much more than support the groundbreaking work of our physicians and researchers. You make it possible for families like the Coles to live longer and healthier lives together.