Items Tagged ‘irregular heart rhythm’

March 17th, 2010

Freezing, Medicating Away a Dangerous Irregular Heart Rhythm


New data presented at a major cardiology meeting Monday brought mostly good news on atrial fibrillation, the potentially dangerous abnormal heartbeat that afflicts more than 2 million Americans‚Ķ ¬† One trial described by researcher Dr. Douglas L. Packer, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., used a cryogenic — frozen-tip — catheter to […]

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