Jessica Culbert was desperate for medical treatment to fix a defect in her heart’s electrical circuitry that caused an abnormally fast heartbeat. The defect, called supraventricular tachycardia, at times pushed Jessica’s heart rate as high as 240 beats per minute. She never knew when it might come on or how long it would last. It […]
Morgan Maclean is an active teen who has loved to shoot hoops and drive balls into the fairway since she was a little kid. She started playing golf when she was 2. Then bouts of superventricular tachycardia, a rapid heart rate that involves both the upper and lower chambers of the heart, threatened to sideline her.
In this year’s TV campaign, we’ve turned the camera on our doctors, so you can see how intensely they care for every child – and family – they treat. One of these doctors is John Clark. Dr. Clark is the director of Akron Children’s Arrhythmia Center, where he helped develop a procedure to fix irregular heartbeats […]