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Patient with Cardiogenic Shock and Heart Failure Receives Award-Winning Care
When father of three Brian Pentsa’s atrial fibrillation diagnosis led to a medical emergency, he received expert care at University Hospitals’ award-winning cardiac intensive care unit.
A Rejuvenated Heart
Joe Timko figured he was just growing old, with a persistent heaviness in his chest that left him feeling sluggish. He didn’t realize he had atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder.
Next-Generation Devices for AFib Offer an Alternative to Blood Thinners
A minimally invasive procedure has been shown to significantly reduce the risk of stroke and provides a promising alternative to blood thinners for many patients.
Rewiring the Heart: Catheter Ablation for AFib
A minimally invasive procedure called catheter ablation can stabilize the heart and offers an alternative to medication.
Man’s Life Saved by a Wearable Heart Defibrillator
Just three days after being fitted with a LifeVest defibrillator, Glynn Crawford experienced a life-threatening abnormal heart rhythm. The wearable device detected this and shocked him back to life.