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Bert Grubb at his home in Pisgah, Iowa, just ten days after having a WATCHMAN device placed in his heart at Methodist Hospital in Omaha.

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Michelle Glow, left, Edmund Fiksinski, second from left, Matthew Latacha, second from right, and Justin Nelson, right, all work together during a procedure on patient Albert Grubb at Methodist Hospital in Omaha.

Julie Anderson is a medical reporter for The World-Herald. She covers health care and health care trends and developments, including hospitals, research and treatments. Follow her on Twitter @JulieAnderson41. Phone: 402-444-1066.

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