A grandfather who’s grateful for a second chance
Experiencing pressure in his chest simply from cutting the grass wasn’t a warning sign to Vito that his heart might not be healthy. It took a suggestion from his niece and the love of his wife and grandkids to convince him to visit Advocate Heart Institute at Lutheran General Hospital for a healthy heart CT scan. The test identified significant issues resulting in heart surgery, which transformed Vito from a walking time-bomb to a grandfather who is thrilled still to this day for a second chance to enjoy his family.
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