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Inherited Arrhythmias Clinic News and Patient Stories

 

The Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin, was established to meet the needs of individuals and families with possible inherited arrhythmia syndromes, and our physicians and staff bring together expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of these syndromes.

 

Meet the Bartows

 

 

For families such as the Bartows, above, UW Health's Inherited Arrhythmias Clinic provides them with hope not only through the clinical care they receive, but also through the research being conducted on their condition.

 

Young Mother Survives Rare Heart Arrhythmia

Young Mother Survives Rare Heart Arrhythmia

Twenty-year-old mothers of two aren’t supposed to suffer sudden cardiac death. But that’s exactly what happened to Delia Brayden of Montello, Wisconsin, whose heart stopped without warning while she was doing dishes in her kitchen. B...
12/16/2009 | Young Mother Survives Rare Heart Arrhythmia

Diagnosing Inherited Arrhythmias

Diagnosing Inherited Arrhythmias

MADISON - Gene mutations lurk in secret, sometimes taking decades to reveal. When they trigger, the consequences for patients can be lethal—sudden, unexplained cardiac death in otherwise apparently healthy young people. While inherited arr...
2/29/2008 | Diagnosing Inherited Arrhythmias

Inherited Arrhythmias Clinic: Finding Answers through Research

Inherited Arrhythmias Clinic: Finding Answers through Research

In one of the most recent studies, a research team at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health became the first to use heart cells derived from stem cells to specifically study certain genetic mechanisms of heart diseases.Rese...
5/08/2012 | Inherited Arrhythmias Clinic: Finding Answers through Research