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"I had immediate confidence in the surgeons and the heart center, which I consider to be world-class. The doctors were very good about explaining things and answering our questions."

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.