Colleen McQuade was tired all the time and experienced episodes of rapid heart beats. She is one of more than five million people that suffer from a heart rhythm disorder called Atrial Fibrillation.
Hospitalized on and off for several months trying to regulate her medication to treat this disorder, she and her cardiologist, Andrea Russo, M.D., decided to use a non-surgical procedure to heat specific surface areas of the heart to prevent the Atrial Fibrillation. Her catheterization procedure, only done by the most technically-advanced physicians, was a few months ago and Colleen is regaining her confidence to get back to her life.
Here is her story.