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.
Stories for Heart & Vascular Care
An alternative to open heart surgery for Gene Pritchard.
Vascular disease contributes to heart disease - the leading cause of death in the United States. Too often, people ignore the early signs and symptoms of the disease that could ultimately save their lives if detected early.
In 2007, Antisha Anderson was an outgoing, rising star in competitive track and field.
Victoria Clerkin was only 56. She didn’t have a known family history of heart disease.