Navy Veteran heart happy after special procedure

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TNearly one year ago to the day, Walter Meekins, a Vietnam Veteran from Cleveland, Texas, became a candidate for a special procedure called a percutaneous coronary intervention protected stent.

“We knew the procedure went well but the real success is when our Veterans go home and live happy lives,” said Interventional cardiologist Dr. Mirza Umair Khalid. “Seeing Mr. Meekins here a year later feeling so great is incredibly rewarding for us at VA and just what we are about.”

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