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March 13, 2012 · Leave a Comment

New Therapy Freezes Out Atrial Fibrillation

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald (@stacytheobald)

Rosalee Johns says she has her life back thanks to a freezing therapy called cryoablation that restored her heartbeat to normal. In 2008, Johns, then age 67, was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, a condition in which the atria — the upper chambers of the heart — receive irregular electrical impulses that cause erratic heartbeats. Johns’ […]

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Tags: 4264, 5252, 5334, Cryoablation, Dr. Fred Kusumoto, heartbeat, irregular heartbeat, Rosalee Johns


March 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment

When Medication is No Longer Effective for Atrial Fibrillation

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

Ron Boyle has had atrial fibrillation for twelve years.  He recalls, “When I was in a-fib most of the time, getting upstairs was a problem.  Just doing daily routine was a problem.  Get up in the morning and being totally fatigued and that’s the way the day would start.”  His previous medications were no longer […]

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Tags: 4264, 5252, 5335, A-Fib, Atrial Fibrillation, catheter, experience, heart palpitations, irregular heartbeat, patient, Pulmonary Vein Ablation, Pulmonary Vein Isolation


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