In some cases a very rapid heart rate or a very slow heart rate can cause a loss of consciousness because in either case the heart is unable to deliver enough blood flow to the brain.
As part of our on-going collaboration with the American Heart Institute in Cyprus, I travelled to Nicosia to assist the team with two cases. Both patients had refractory ventricular tachycardia as a result of a cardiomyopathy. We needed to perform ablation both on the inside and on the outside surfaces of the heart. Both patients » Read More