Patients are instructed on how to inject themselves with the tiny needle that is used to deliver the heparin under the skin. In a new study of some 3,000 older adults, those with the highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood were 30 percent less likely to develop an irregular heartbeat over the [More]
This is the pre surgery video for my journey through catheter ablation surgery and living with SVT’s. Please feel free to privately message me for my email address if you’d like to ask me any private questions.
Dr. Richard Wu, a cardiac electrophysiologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, sucessfully treated patient Jean McIntosh’s heart disorder. Ms. McIntosh suffered from atrial fibrillation.
Modern medicine has come up with a simple device that can actually take the place of your natural pacemaker. The artificial pacemaker is implanted into the body and emits and electrical impulse to keep your heart beating properly. There have been many advancements in the artificial pacemaker over the last few years. In fact, some [More]
Cardiologist,  Bruce Lindsay, MD, is Section Head, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine.  He discusses the success rate of ablation (an abnormal heart beat).  The procedure can be up to 95 percent successful in treating some abnormalities.  However, in some cases the success of the procedure depends on the underlying cause [More]
Dr. Joseph Souza, Electrophysiologist with Asheville Cardiology Associates, provides an overview of the cardiac catheter ablation procedure.  He discusses heart rhythm disorders that may benefit from the procedure and what to anticipate upon arrival at Mission Hospital on the day of the procedure.  The recovery process is discussed including an overview of success rates and [More]
Afib may actually be INCREASED by “Dark Fish” consumption. We may have to watch our for those cheap fish oil supplements! How long bradycardia lasts depends on its cause. For example, normal bradycardia in a well-trained athlete will last as long as the athlete maintains his or her usual level of exercise. For instance is [More]
In regions where sun exposure may be limited, supplemental vitamin D may be required to maintain normal blood levels. The exact amount of vitamin D to achieve normal levels is unknown and usage varies in different regions and communities, which can cause problems, say the researchers. Dr. Bunch stresses that patients need to tell their [More]
But the reality is that doctors don’t yet know how much vitamin D causes toxicity, which is why Dr. Bunch says communication between a patient and their healthcare provider is critical. Vitamin D, which is synthesized by the body with exposure to sun, is used to regulate calcium and phosphate concentrations in the blood and [More]
Doin’ the Afib Dance – this one just cracks me up!  It does help visualize the different types of arrhythmias.  Fun to Watch – Good music too.  
Therefore, clinicians may minimize the significance of afib to the patient and may fail to provide the level of support and information needed for self-management of recurrent symptomatic afib.” Afib patients may go untreated. Afib can fly under the radar as some patients don’t have symptoms and some may only have symptoms once in a [More]
Cryo Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation.
Dr. Squitieri discusses symptoms and treatment of Atrial Fibrillation.
Dr. Jeff Nagge explains how to manage vitamin K intake when taking warfarin Part of an unscripted video series “Speaking from experience” developed by the He…
Atrial Fibrillation is the most common abnormal heart rhythm affecting nearly 1.7 million Americans. Alexander Wohler, MD, FACS, Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. …
On The Doctors, Freda Lewis-Hall, MD and Dr. Travis Stork explain what atrial fibrillation is and how it may lead to serious health issues.
[ytapvideo id=PL3KrjCNd0w] What is atrial fibrillation? Kent E. Morris, M.D., cardiologist with Norton Cardiovascular Associates, explains atrial fibrillation, its causes, symptoms and…
[ytapvideo id=o74ZaFzNDL4] Dr. Arthur Menezes from the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Center in New Orleans, LA, examines the risk factors of atrial fibrillation in an article appeari…
[ytapvideo id=hb5lOUUmCq0] Dr. Jeff Nagge explains what atrial fibrillation is, showing what happens in the heart and the connection to stroke risk based on clots that form Part of an …
Educational animated video that describes atrial fibrillation. Provided by Eastside Arrhythmia Services (EastsideArrhythmiaServices.com).
James tell about his experience with the mini-maze procedure.
Inducible SVT was found in large percentage of pediatric patients undergoing EP study for so-called lone AF. Scott R. Ceresnak, MD Children’s Hospital at Mon…
Atrial Fibrillation ablation – This is an invasive therapy in which a variety of catheters (wires) are inserted through veins in the groin into the heart. T…
[ytapvideo id=vCsQ3B4UQF0] Most common Atrial Fibrillation treatment options and symptoms. For more information, visit http://www.atrial-fibrillation-treatment.net.
[ytapvideo id=gyYcA1voq88] Video date: Feb 3, 2011 Bethesda North Hospital is the first hospital in Greater Cincinnati to offer patients an innovative CryoAblation treatment option, us…