Open heart surgery doesn’t necessarily mean opening the chest anymore. The University of Minnesota’s new hybrid operating room allows surgeons to do things you probably only thought about happening in sci-fi movies. At first glance, it looks like most hospital operating rooms.
Former vice president Walter Mondale is recovering after undergoing heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Officials said that Mondale was resting comfortably and was expected to make a full recovery.
A western Minnesota high school basketball player who collapsed during a game has undergone emergency heart surgery, according to his CaringBridge website.