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August 19, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Getting to the heart of the matter

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

Ten years ago, Elizabeth Scovil, a 46-year-old wife and mother of four from Forest City, Florida, collapsed at the gym. Luckily some local paramedics were there and came to her rescue. But then it happened again. “I am an athlete. I was always working out,” says Elizabeth. She began experiencing episodes of dizziness, and her […]

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Tags: Cardiology, Dr. Carolyn Landolfo, Dr. Venkatachalam, Elizabeth Scovil, Heart Disease, MayoClinicFL, Patient Story, Ventricular tachycardia, Women's Heart Clinic


December 13, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Finding Meaning and Renewal Through Cardiac Care

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Gary Tompkins’ heart is damaged from a dangerous cardiac condition. But that hasn’t stopped it from feeling joy, love and gratitude for a second chance at life, and for the men and women at Mayo Clinic whose commitment, compassion and friendship has helped him heal.

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Tags: Cardiac ablation, Dr. Christopher DeSimone, Dr. Suraj Kapa, Ventricular tachycardia


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