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Freezing Heart Muscle - Mayo Clinic

Posted by @stacytheobald in Just Want to Talk, Feb 22, 2012

Atrial fibrillation is a common heart rhythm problem experienced by millions of people. It's when your heart races, causing dizziness, shortness of breath, and fatigue. It also increases your risk of stroke. Doctors at Mayo Clinic are using a new treatment for a-fib. They're freezing heart muscle to stop the racing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILw1y9hsFIw

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