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Launa "Patsy" Logan

Published on Dec 12, 2013

Patsy Logan had her first heart valve replacement in 1977 due to a severe illness as a child. As her heart began to fail, other hospitals gave her very few options and little hope for survival. So Patsy went to VCU where they used a ventricular assist device to keep her heart pumping for nine months while they waited for a heart to become available.

In her interview, Patsy talks about what it's like to be a heart transplant recipient