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Sep 13, 2016 Latest post:
Sep 20, 2016
On Sunday, September 11, 2016, Susie woke up not feeling well and decided she needed to go to the IU Health Methodist Hospital emergency room. While there she suffered a massive heart attack. The doctors then inserted a stent into the affected blocked coronary artery. Later that day they also inserted a balloon device (intra-aortic balloon pump, IABP) to give her heart mechanical support so it can repair itself and resume normal function. A ventilator was also inserted to move breathable air into and out of her lungs. She was stabilized and moved into the cardiac care unit.