For immediate release
Date: September 2, 2008
Fifth Heart Patient Ready To Go Home
Hospital's fifth recipient of the Transcatheter Aortic
Implantation was 79-year-old Tokoroa man Graeme Gubb.
Mr Gubb, also known as Taff, has recovered extremely
well from his
operation on Friday and is due to return home to Tokoroa later today.
A photo of Mr Gubb and
Cardiac Care clinical nurse manager Sue Martin,
plus a sound bite from Mr Gubb post-surgery are available by visiting