Montreal Heart Institute Implements Stereotaxis Technologies
“Implementation of these leading-edge technologies is a major advancement for our arrhythmia program that will benefit patients not only in
“The majority of children born with heart defects are now surviving into their adult years, giving rise to a rapidly growing population of patients with congenital heart disease," stated Dr.
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most prevalent type of birth defect, afflicting approximately 1% of the Canadian population. Whereas a few decades ago, most people with severe forms of congenital heart disease died during childhood, over 90% now survive into adulthood. Arrhythmias are the most common complication encountered and often occur in a context that renders conventional therapies unsuitable or ineffective.
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