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arrhythmia

Patient Story

‘My very own heart’

A milestone operation: 100th transplant is also Elaine Slikkers’ second miracle and third birthday.

Patient Story

‘It’s not your time’

About 1 in 20 people survive sudden cardiac arrest at home. Amber Ciesielski, 32, survived—but she now faces a rare heart condition.

Patient Story

Back from the brink

On the road to a heart transplant, a doctor’s discovery set Mike Hensley, 57, on a new course.

Patient Story

‘I have to make my days count’

LeAnn Ouwinga thought her heart troubles were over after childhood surgery. Decades later came serious complications.

Patient Story

‘No oxygen, no heartbeat, no nothing’

An athletic trainer recognizes sudden cardiac arrest and saves a college athlete’s life.

Patient Story

Pacemakers, defibrillators—what’s the difference?

For patients with weak heart muscles, implanted devices ensure the beat goes on.

What’s my heart have to do with it?

Pregnancy can lead to all sorts of cardiac changes, some you'd never expect.

Keeping the beat

The constant lub-dub of our heartbeat is something that many of us take for granted.

Patient Story

Heart treatment in utero saves baby Masen

'When you’re sitting there, you’re hopeless, but those doctors—they want to do everything they can to make sure that your child gets the chance they deserve. We’re very lucky.'

Patient Story

‘I can’t thank them enough’

Electrophysiologists explore the heart’s electrical system, help patients live full lives.