ISU: Fred Hoiberg’s open heart surgery “went very well”

 Great news, Fanatics! Iowa State men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg‘s open heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic "went very well," according to a news release from the university. See the full release below:

The following is a news release courtesy of Iowa State Athletics Communications:

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Iowa State men’s basketball head coach Fred Hoiberg underwent successful open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve on Friday, April 17 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

“Everything went very well,” Dr. Rakesh Suri said. “The operation was a success and Mr. Hoiberg is in recovery and doing very well himself.”

The Hoiberg family would like to thank the many individuals who have prayed for Fred and shared their support as well as the medical staff at the Mayo Clinic.

 And here’s a link to a recent article in which The Mayor discusses the surgery — as well as his first open heart surgery about 10 years ago. 


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