Penn Heart and Vascular

Patients of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Program

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    Like most people from Philadelphia, Jeanine is a very active person – juggling work, family and her personal health. That's why when choosing doctors to treat her cardiac arrhythmia and monitor her pacemaker, she chose Penn.

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    Mike was tired of his atrial fibrillation (A-Fib). For over a month, his heart had been beating over 150 beats per minute, which was causing congestive heart failure. Unhappy with his current treatment, he decided to get a second opinion for his A-Fib at Penn Heart and Vascular.

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    Dominic is a retired Philadelphia police officer who after a series of heart problems developed debilitating atrial fibrillation (AFib). Dominic had already undergone one unsuccessful cardiac ablation and when Penn electrophysiologist Fermin Garcia, MD, suggested another one, Dominic wasn't sure it would work.

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    While teaching her phys-ed class, Erin went into sudden cardiac arrest. She was taken to her local hospital, but doctors couldn't figure out what was wrong. At her first opportunity, Erin asked to be transferred to Penn.

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