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We helped Roger go from barely walking to world traveling

Roger’s heart was failing, but luckily he came to the right place: the Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital

Our heart failure experts set out to save Roger’s life with a left ventricular assist device, or LVAD. Designed to support the heart’s left ventricle, this innovative heart pump is offered only at renowned heart centers—like the Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital at North Shore University Hospital.

Within a couple of weeks, Roger was feeling like himself again, ready to explore the globe with his wife. “I was very surprised how much you actually can do after having this procedure,” says Roger.
 

Roger Nubel and his wife, Lindi, are able to enjoy life together after he received expert care at the Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital at North Shore University Hospital.

The Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital is one of only two cardiac programs in the U.S. and Canada recognized for top performance in all areas of open-heart surgery.

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