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A list of abbreviations commonly used in cardiology

A list of abbreviations commonly used in cardiology. DFT- Defibrillation threshold testing VT- Ventricular tachycardia VF- Ventricular fibrillation AF- Atrial fibrillation EKG/ECG- Electrocardiogram PVC- Premature Ventricular Contraction PAC- Premature Atrial...

Questions to ask at ep/cardiologist appointments

Questions to ask at ep/cardiologist appointments: Why am I consider at this risk level at the current time? Will my risk level change overtime? Or will the risk level remain the same all the time? What are the treatment options? Why am I being started on this...

Living with a SADS condition story

My story begins when I was 11 years old. When I was 11 years old, I had passed out while walking up a flight of stairs in school. I did not know what had happened until I got to the ER in the hospital. I was later told CPR needed to be perform on me. At, this time...

Would you like to be a SADS Channel blogger?

Are you a patient affected by a SADS Condition? Are you a parent or sibling or other family member of someone affected by a SADS condition? Are you a doctor, genetic counselor, researcher, or other professional who would like to help contribute to a resource for SADS...

On This Day

If you haven’t already I want you to take a look at that photo. It’s special. Not because of what’s there, but because of what isn’t. Honestly this is a once in a lifetime photo, because the event in this photo changed my life forever. Have you...