Information & Advice
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Monitoring of the heart’s rhythm is the cornerstone of the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias.
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News & Updates
Four Recognized for Saving Man's Life With CPR in Afton
On November 6, 2017, 70-year-old Bruce Dailey collapsed during a lifeguard certification class after suffering from a heart attack. The four women quickly sprang into action to perform CPR and give Dailey three shocks with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) before getting taken to the hospital.
Local doctor specializes in alternative treatment for atrial fibrillation
When Dr. James Reiss performed his first cryoablation procedure to treat atrial fibrillation in 2011, his patient was exposed to X-ray radiation for 40 minutes. Now, Reiss’ patients undergoing the procedure — last year he performed 100 of the procedures — are exposed to less than 30 seconds of radiation. The average exposure at medical centers across the country and around the world is 20 to 30 minutes. “We made it a safe procedure,” Reiss said. “And there are very few people in the world doing that.”
Cardiac Rhythm News- November 17
Cardiac Rhythm News - November 17, 2017