Abbott Northwestern's transplant program beats anew

Keilee-Rae Miller, 30, left, and Anna Linck, 24, wear pendants marking their friendship and shared experience as transplant patients.

[Star Tribune, May 15, 2010] As the weeks passed this spring, Anna Linck's heart condition grew progressively worse, and death closed in. The 24-year-old Long Lake woman needed a new heart—and fast. Just down the hall at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, 30-year-old Keilee-Rae Miller, a Richfield resident, was on the list for a new heart, too. The two women helped usher in a new era of heart transplant surgery at Abbott's Minneapolis Heart Institute. Read the full story at startribune.com.

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