Gary Wilson, Pahrump resident, became the first person in Nevada to have the revolutionary MitraClip procedure to repair a leaky heart valve.
“I was fortunate enough to be selected by the hospital and by the heart center group to have this procedure of repairing the valve by going up the groin rather than having open heart surgery. This is really eliminating a very invasive type of surgery….
I have absolutely no pain. It has improved my life and now I can do things - I’m walking around without having shortness of breath. It means a lot to me and to my family.