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March 13, 2012

New Therapy Freezes Out Atrial Fibrillation

By 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

When Medication is No Longer Effective for Atrial Fibrillation

By 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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