Electrophysiology and Heart Rhythm Program Patient Stories
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Long QT Syndrome: Samad’s Story
After Samad was diagnosed with a rare genetic heart disorder, his family underwent genetic testing and discovered they too had the disorder.
Arrhythmias: Disha's Story
Born with a serious heart condition, Disha has grown up under the care of CHOP's Cardiac Center and now has a family of her own.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Maeve's Story
Maeve was at softball practice when her heart stopped. Thanks to immediate care and world-class treatment at CHOP, the teen is back on the ballfield and doing great.
Giant Cell Myocarditis: Jackson’s Story
Two years ago, Jackson was on life support after being diagnosed with a rare, life-threatening heart disorder. Now 15, he’s an active teen looking forward to the future.
Expert Care, from Birth through Adulthood: Erin’s Story
To 22-year-old Erin, her numerous scars are powerful reminders of all she's overcome since being diagnosed with congenital heart disease as a baby.
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT): Elliot’s Story
Elliot’s heart condition, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), is under control thanks to the Cardiac Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Heart Arrhythmia: Joseph's Story
When Joseph Duran was 4 years old he was diagnosed with a heart arrhythmia. He's now routinely monitored by team members at CHOP's Electrophysiology and Heart Rhythm Program — and is thriving thanks to their care.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Reid's Story
Reid was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy shortly after he was born and had a defibrillator implanted at age 12.
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricle Dysplasia: Brett’s Story
At age 13, Brett was diagnosed with arrhythmogenic right ventricle dysplasia (ARVD). With the help of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and the support of his team at CHOP, Brett was able to return to the activities he loved.
Supraventricular Tachycardia: Oliver’s Story
Cardiologists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia diagnosed Oliver with supraventricular tachycardia when he was 1, then found the right treatment to keep his heart beating normally.