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News - June 22, 2012

Heart-to-heart between Thoratec patients and employees

Employees, patients, caregivers gather at headquarters for summit

by Nicole Doi

Two years ago, Reiss Tatum was dying from heart failure. Now it has been 21 months since his HeartMate II implant and, as he said, it's been 10 years since he's felt this good. His quality of life has drastically improved, so much so that he was able to attend his 50-year college reunion recently.

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