Published in Cardiovascular Business Week, February 20th, 2007
Several photos document the struggle of 62-year-old Berlin patient, Siegfried Streiter, who was dying from end-stage biventricular failure. This fatal condition occurs when both sides of the heart no longer pump enough blood to sustain the patient's body.
On June 8, 2006, Roland Hetzer, MD medical director of the Berlin Heart Institute, removed Siegfried's...
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