In honor of National CPR Week, the MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute (MHVI) at Long Beach Memorial, in collaboration with the American Heart Association and the LA County Emergency Medica
Heart Disease Stories
At 92-years-old Bernard Kessler has a lot of “heart.” Born and raised in Brooklyn, he was never the type of man to sit back and wait for things to happen.
Long QT syndrome is a heart rhythm disorder that may cause fast, erratic heartbeats. These irregular heartbeats may trigger a fainting spell or seizure, or in some cases, even sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Jenny, Chris and Barb Bobier all carry the Long QT gene and share how the S-ICD System has helped their family stay protected from SCA.
An alternative to open heart surgery for Gene Pritchard.
In 2007, Antisha Anderson was an outgoing, rising star in competitive track and field.