Holy Spirit News

Atrial Fibrillation Educational Lecture to be Offered

Posted: 27 August 2012

September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. Holy Spirit Health System will host a free educational seminar on Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 20. Safwat Gassis, MD, FACC, of Capital Cardiovascular Associates, will present “Recognizing Atrial Fibrillation: Treatment Options for this Common Heart Condition” in Holy Spirit Hospital’s Auditorium.

Dr. Gassis will discuss how to recognize the symptoms, causes and risk factors of atrial fibrillation, important questions to discuss with your doctor, and treatment options that can reduce stroke risk and heart damage. He will discuss the innovative and effective treatments offered at The Ortenzio Heart Center.

There is no need to register. Light refreshments will be served. If you have questions, please call 763-2427.