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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12 Noon

Atrial Fibrillation and other abnormal heart rhythms

with Oussama Wazni, MD , Sergio Pinski, MD and Mellanie True-Hills

Description:

Atrial fibrillation or Afib is the most common heart rhythm abnormality. Over 2 million Americans are affected by Afib. While it is often a mere annoyance, it is responsible for 15% of all strokes. It can also be responsible for life-threatening medical emergencies that result in cardiac arrest and even sudden death. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to have your questions answered live during with two of our electrophysiologists at Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Florida.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 12 Noon

Discussing Scoliosis in Children and Adults

with David P. Gurd, MD and R. Douglas Orr, MD

Description:

Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curvature and rotation of the spine. Although most common in young teenagers, scoliosis affects children as well as adults. Scoliosis affects about 2% – 3% of the pediatric population and up to 30% of adults worldwide. Scoliosis may be detected in infancy, childhood, adolescence, or adulthood. Take advantage of this chat to speak to a pediatric scoliosis specialist, David Gurd, MD, and adult scoliosis specialist, R. Douglas Orr, MD.

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