Long QT syndrome is a heart rhythm disorder that may cause fast, erratic heartbeats. These irregular heartbeats may trigger a fainting spell or seizure, or in some cases, even sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Jenny, Chris and Barb Bobier all carry the Long QT gene and share how the S-ICD System has helped their family stay protected from SCA.
Heart Disease Stories for Orange Coast Memorial
Michael Walo was on vacation when he had difficulty breathing. He was admitted to the hospital, where he received unsettling news that he needed heart surgery.
A community seminar about the benefits of robot-assisted surgery at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center piqued Ron Walker’s interest.
After recently undergoing open-heart surgery, I found it difficult getting motivated to do much of anything. I needed help in overcoming the natural tendency to avoid stressing my heart. I needed help getting back to being active and in shape. Orange Coast Memorial to the rescue!
The most common symptoms of a heart attack are chest pain and discomfort.