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By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Treatment to Slow a Quick Heartbeat Returns Jim Davis to His Fast-Paced Life

For 10 years, Jim Davis had a rapid heartbeat. He was otherwise healthy, though, so Jim wasn't particularly worried about it. He blamed the quick heart rate on his morning coffee. In time, however, the condition began to affect his daily life. Medication didn't seem to help. When Jim sought care at Mayo Clinic in [...]

  • Expertise and experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise and experience in treating heart rhythm disorders using cardiac ablation and other treatments. Doctors perform more than 1,300 cardiac ablations each year.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), cardiologists trained in heart rhythm disorders (electrophysiologists) and other doctors work closely to treat people with heart rhythm disorders.
  • Technology. Doctors at Mayo conduct cardiac ablation using advanced technology in the electrophysiology laboratories.
  • Research. Mayo doctors study new and improved techniques for cardiac ablation and conduct clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

May 16, 2014