Article Photos: Oklahoma woman's life is saved after left ventricular assist device surgery 2/5

Pam Golden of Longtown  laughs during a chat with her cardiologist, Dr. Douglas Horstmanshof, in an examining room during Golden's visit  to Horstmanshof's office in Oklahoma City this week.  Golden had a LVAD (left ventricular assistance device) implanted in her body to improve her circulation system.  Photographed at  Integris Baptist Hospital on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.     Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman