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July 9, 2015

Xzaviar’s Gifts to Patients Right on Cue

By In the Loop intheloop

Seventeen-year-old Xzaviar Aune spent his first few years in and out of the hospital, as doctors treated a host of heart problems: newborn persistent pulmonary hypertension, atrial septal defect and supraventricular tachycardia. “Big words for such a little guy,” Xzaviar wrote in a recent blog post on SneakyPeteMafia.com, a site devoted to all things billiards, pool […]

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Tags: atrial septal defect, cardiac ablation, newborn persistent pulmonary hypertension, Supraventricular tachycardia


December 23, 2014

The Sounds of a Thankful Heart

By In the Loop intheloop

Read time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds The past year has been a difficult one for young Olivia Craker. She was diagnosed at just 12 years of age with supraventricular tachycardia — a condition that caused her heart to unexpectedly race at speeds of more than 200 beats per minute. That meant she and her family […]

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Tags: ablation, Dr. Bryan Cannon, Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic Health System, Supraventricular tachycardia


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