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January 22, 2009

A Second Opinion for Trevor

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network

Shortly after he was born in early 2008, Trevor King was diagnosed with Long QT Syndrome, a condition that could cause sudden cardiac death. He may be the youngest patient ever to get a pacemaker-defibrillator, a device that sends an electric shock to the heart when it detects a potentially life-threatening heart rhythm. But in […]

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Tags: 3993, 4271, 5251, 5252, 5306, Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, Defibrillator, Heart Rhythm, ICD, Long QT, LongQT, Pacemaker


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