Winter 2007
The Minimally Invasive Way to Susan’s Heart
Feature Story
Trumbull resident Susan Brown is a savvy woman. When she was told that she needed to have her heart’s mitral valve replaced—for the second time!—she did her homework. After comparing hospitals throughout New England, she chose Bridgeport Hospital for its expertise in minimally invasive heart surgery. Here's her story.
In this issue...
"The valves between the chambers of the heart control the direction in which blood travels, and in particular, keep it from flowing backwards..."

This will be the fourth year for the popular event which includes a 5K and a one-mile run, walk, and wheelchair race, and a children's fun run. Be sure to save the date!

Send for a special wristband with a zippered pocket to hold keys or coins while you walk or run. FREE while supplies last!

For the second year in a row, Bridgeport Hospital has been named one of America's 100 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals®. And in 2006, we are the only hospital in Connecticut to achieve this honor!

I've been hearing about a new kind of post-surgery radiation treatment for breast cancer that only takes five days to complete. Please tell me more!