Images in Scott Maurer: Open-Heart Surgery

Within seven months of having quadruple bypass surgery at Allegiance Health, Scott was back on the field refereeing varsity football, and was able to referee the entire basketball season.

The best chance of surviving a heart attack is to act quickly. Do not wait for symptoms to go away. Call 9-1-1 immediately, and chew an aspirin while waiting for the ambulance to arrive.