UA Sarver Heart Center Discusses ‘Keeping the Beat: the Role of Pacemakers, Defibrillators and Ablation’

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 10:00am
WHAT:          Green Valley Lecture Series with cardiovascular specialist from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center
Presented by Green Valley Recreation, Inc.
 
Dr. Peter OttTOPIC:          Keeping the Beat: the Role of Pacemakers, Defibrillators and Ablation. An irregular heartbeat, such as atrial fibrillation, is a common part of aging, affecting 2.2 million Americans with an average age of 75 years. Other rhythm disorders are rare, but all should be diagnosed and treated. Learn how cardiologists diagnose and treat heart rhythm problems. Whether you are concerned about heart beats that are too fast or too slow, cardiologists have a variety of medications, devices and procedures that can make a heart beat just right. 

SPEAKER:    Peter Ott, MD, associate professor of medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, the Peter Ott, MD, Endowed Chair of Electrophysiology at the UA Sarver Heart Center, and director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory at the University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus.
 
COST: Free

No reservation required. Refreshments provided. For more information about UA Sarver Heart Center, please visit www.heart.arizona.edu
 
Upcoming Green Valley lectures include:
 
·              March 15 – Betsy Dokken, PhD, NP, “Taking Control of Diabetes”
·              April 19 – Karl B. Kern, MD, “Why Arizona is a Great Place for Heart Care: the New CPR and Beyond”