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February 27, 2020

After Heart Transplant, Surgeon Returns to Operating Room

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

After a heart transplant in 2018, Dr. Robert Montgomery, a surgeon at NYU, turned to an experimental protocol at Mayo Clinic. The new drug eliminated his tremors and allowed him to return to surgery.

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Tags: Cardiac Arrest, dilated cardiomyopathy, Dr. Sudhir Kushwaha, heart arrhythmia, heart transplant, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

February 10, 2015

Her Heart Skipped a Beat

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Buck Owens and Olly Murs, and many songwriters in between, have made the idea of our hearts skipping a beat sound romantic. For Carol Strittmater of La Crosse, Wisconsin, however, a little arrhythmia goes a long way. In 2012, she started having episodes of fainting that she would eventually learn were caused by an irregular […]

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Tags: heart arrhythmia, Heart Month, Mayo Clinic Health System

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