Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S., killing 1 in 4 Americans each year. The American Heart Association reports that more than sic million Americans are living with heart failure, and 900,000 new cases are diagnosed each year.
Cardiologist Dr. Daniel R. Bensimhon joined GMU to talk about the symptoms of heart failure and treatment options. Chris Rice is his patient and has an inspiring story about his journey to a new heart and how treatment with a new heart pump saved his life.
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