Treating Irregular Heartbeats
Arrhythmias are irregular heartbeats. They happen when your heart beats too slow, too fast, or when your heart doesn’t beat in a steady rhythm. It’s important that you see your doctor if you have an arrhythmia. If left untreated, some arrhythmias may be dangerous.
Our Cardiovascular Center offers one of the most comprehensive programs to treat complex arrhythmias in the Mountain West. We offer patients of all age groups the most advanced procedures for diagnosing and treating cardiac arrhythmias, including:
- implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD), and our
- state-of-the-art catheter ablation procedure.
Our specialized multidisciplinary team includes electrophysiologists, cardiologists who have additional training in diagnosing and treating abnormal heart arrhythmias. Our team also includes medical cardiologists, surgeons, radiologists, anesthesiologists, and nurse practitioners.
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What to Expect at Your Cardiology Appointment
It’s important to get timely care when you need to see a heart specialist. At University of Utah Health, all members of our care team work in collaboration with your cardiologist to provide you with high-quality, compassionate care at the time you need it.
Hear From Our Patients
In addition to feeling worn out all the time, the young dad had another strange symptom: It often felt like his heart was beating in his throat. It was so bad, he'd get light-headed and he had trouble swallowing. It wasn't until he felt like he couldn't breathe and went to University of Utah Health's clinic in Farmington that he began to understand what was going on.