Patient Stories

Tommy's Story - video

Tommy was the first patient to undergo a TAVI procedure at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and was walking around with his zimmer frame above his head a few days later.

George's Story - video

When George started to feel breathless he doubted there was much that could be done for him as he had already had open heart surgery in the past, but in 2011 he underwent a TAVI procedure and has never looked back.

Bill's Story - video

Bill, 91, had a TAVI operation to repair his faulty heart valve. The retired engineer was awake through the whole procedure and back home the next day.