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December 1, 2017 · Leave a Comment

New Heart, New Hope and a Real Chance at a Future

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

After years of struggling with cardiomyopathy, a heart transplant at Mayo Clinic renewed Thomas Kim’s health and rekindled his confidence in the future.

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Yip, Dr. Erol Belli, Dr. Fred Kusumoto, Dr. Jose Diaz-Gomez, Dr. Juan Carlos Leoni Moreno, Dr. Parag Patel, heart failure, Heart transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, ventricular assist device


June 15, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Treatment to Slow a Quick Heartbeat Returns Jim Davis to His Fast-Paced Life

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

For 10 years, Jim Davis had a rapid heartbeat. He was otherwise healthy, though, so Jim wasn’t particularly worried about it. He blamed the quick heart rate on his morning coffee. In time, however, the condition began to affect his daily life. Medication didn’t seem to help. When Jim sought care at Mayo Clinic in […]

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Tags: Cardiac Catheter Ablation, Dr. Fred Kusumoto, Florida Campus, Heart Arrhythmia, rapid heartbeat, Tachycardia


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


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