Heart Disease Stories

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Charting a New Course in Cardiac Health

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.

Heart of a Champion

In 2007, Antisha Anderson was an outgoing, rising star in competitive track and field.

Mitral Valve Surgery

Michael Walo was on vacation when he had difficulty breathing. He was admitted to the hospital, where he received unsettling news that he needed heart surgery.

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