Women Can Help Save Their Own Lives by Knowing the Symptoms of Heart Failure
Dec. 17, 2013
Doctors told Michelle Nichols she had bronchitis. Instead, she was suffering from end-stage biventricular (both sides) heart failure. Once implanted with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as a bridge to transplant, the symptoms and source of her heart failure were eliminated, allowing her body to get stronger for a donor heart transplant.