Holy Spirit News

Holy Spirit Hospital First Hospital in PA to Offer Specialized Treatment to Prevent Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Posted: November 26th, 2012

Physicians at The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit performed Pennsylvania’s first minimally invasive procedure using the Lariat Suture Delivery Device to significantly reduce the risk of stroke in a patient suffering from atrial fibrillation. The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit is the currently the only location in Pennsylvania where this procedure has been performed and one of just a few locations on the entire East Coast.

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Atrial Fibrillation Educational Lecture to be Offered

Posted: August 27th, 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.

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