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October 19, 2016

Unique Treatment Option Cures Cushing Syndrome for Jessie Brown

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Retired elementary school teacher Jessie Brown takes time to enjoy the pleasures of daily life. She goes for long walks with her dogs, King Solomon and Baby Ruth. She spends time with her children and grandchildren who live near the farm where she and her husband, Tom, make their home in rural Marshall, Arkansas. She […]

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Tags: Cryoablation, Cushing Syndrome, Dr. Patrick Eiken, Dr. Robert Shen, Endocrinology


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


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