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Atrial Fibrillation

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Minn. Company’s Heart Device Helps Stop Blood Clots

A new heart device made by a Minnesota company could help patients reduce their risk for dangerous clots, and get them off blood thinners for good. Millions of Americans across the country suffer from a disorder of the heart’s rhythm called atrial fibrillation, or AF. Up until now, the only way these patients could prevent a possible stroke was through blood thinners. For 69-year-old Ruby Engelhaupt, a quick walk to the bed was all it took to wear her out.

11/18/2013

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New Therapy For Heart Rhythm Problem

As Valentine’s Day approaches it may be good to have your heart all aflutter. But, for up to three million Americans, it is a daily occurrence and that is not a good thing.

02/09/2011

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