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WFAA features new heart device at Texas Health Dallas
12/03/2013

WFAA features new heart device at Texas Health Dallas

Last night’s newscast on WFAA (Ch. 8) featured Dr. Brian Le, cardiologist and director of electrophysiology at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, who became the first surgeon in Texas to offer patients the new subcutaneous implantable-cardiac defibrillator. This device is similar to a traditional defibrillator in that it delivers an electric shock to the heart if it detects abnormal cardiac rhythm. But the new subcutaneous ICD does so without the electrical leads placed directly into the heart. Texas Health Dallas patient, Sally Killion, was one of the first to undergo the procedure and she shared her story as well. View the story here.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial’s Dr. Conner on KERA

Dr. Kevin Conner, neurologist and stroke program medical director at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, was recently interviewed on KERA (90.1 FM). Conner discussed a new study that highlights what people need to consider when seeking treatment for headaches. Click here to listen to the interview.

Texas Health Cleburne’s Dr. Banna featured in Times-Review

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne recently appeared in the Cleburne Times-Review in an article that discussed a new study that reveals information about smokers and their risk of heart disease. Dr. Moustafa Banna, a cardiologist on the medical staffs at Texas Health Cleburne and Texas Health Physicians Group, was interviewed for the article. Click here to read the story.

Star-Telegram features Texas Health HEB and Arlington Memorial auxiliaries

Friday’s Star-Telegram included photos from events related to Texas Health hospital auxiliaries. A photo from volunteers’ annual delivery of holiday baby stockings to the Mother/Baby unit of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford showed mom Tiffany Harrop holding little Lilah Kate in her new stocking (click here to see photo). The issue also contained photos from Texas Health Arlington Memorial Auxiliary’s hosting of the Texas Association of Healthcare Volunteers meeting (photos not online).

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