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Heart attack victim and Texas football coach reunites with cardiologist who saved his life

HOUSTON, TEXAS (October12, 2017)

Rick Owens, 49, was at a coach’s convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center in July when he had a massive heart attack. He was rushed to Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center. His arteries were 99 percent clogged and had to be reopened with four heart stents. Thanks to Dr. Konstantinos Charitakis, cardiologist at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann, as well as nurses and hospital staff, Owens is on the road to recovery.

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