Oklahoma woman's life is saved after left ventricular assist device surgery - Article Photos 3/5

Pam Golden of Longtown gives her cardiologist, Dr. Douglas Horstmanshof, a hug before he leaves the 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