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Posts tagged with “cardiac stent”

Heart Treatment at Fort Sanders Scores Big With Coach

Posted on May 9, 2016 in Coronary Angiography

Coaching has been part of Joseph Fisher’s life for years. The Knoxville man, 54, has volunteered his time with many Peewee football, basketball and baseball teams. On Aug. 27, 2012, at an 8-year-olds’ football game, Fisher discovered he was not as well as he thought he was. He felt a severe burning in his chest […]


Fort Sanders Heart Team Saves Knox Man from Deadly “Widow Maker” Heart Attack

Posted on May 9, 2016 in Coronary Angiography

For most of his 73 years, Dave Matthews has been very healthy and active. The West Knoxville man walks several miles every day, has never smoked and never experienced any heart problems. That’s why Matthews was surprised when he suddenly began having severe chest pains, trouble breathing and heavy sweating while running errands one day […]


Woman’s Heart Blockage Treated with Procedure thru Wrist

Posted on May 9, 2016 in Coronary Angiography

Judith Hodge sees people with heart disease every day. As a staff member of the Fort Sanders Heart Center, she well knows the signs and symptoms of a heart attack. But, when Judith herself began experiencing chest pains off and on, she dismissed the warning signs. She spent the night in the hospital and in […]


Quick Medical Action Helps Knoxville Man Survive Heart Attack

Posted on May 9, 2016 in Coronary Angiography

One day last summer, 60-year-old Charlie Morgan enjoyed a hearty lunch with the Knoxville QuarterbackClub at a local restaurant. He is used to sharing a steak with fellow UT Vols fans and serves on the boards of both the Quarterback Club and the Big Orange Club. But that afternoon, Morgan began to feel a heaviness […]