Holy Spirit News

Holy Spirit Hospital First Hospital in Central PA to Implant Cardiac Device

Posted: March 12th, 2014

Holy Spirit Hospital is one of the first medical facilities in the country and the first hospital in the Central Pennsylvania area to begin using a newly approved implantable cardiac monitoring device for patients. Medtronic’s Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System allows physicians to continuously and wirelessly monitor a patient’s heart for up to three years. This device received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance in late February 2014.

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Atrial Fibrillation Patient Support Group Meeting to be held in October

Posted: October 15th, 2013

Holy Spirit Health System’s support group for those who suffer from atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) will be held in October. A-Fib is a heart condition that affects more than three million Americans.

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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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Cardiac Patient Support Group Meetings to be held

Posted: May 2nd, 2012


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Holy Spirit Hospital now uses Robot-Assisted Procedure to treat Atrial Fibrillation

Posted: April 10th, 2012

David Man, MD, FACC, Capital Cardiovascular Associates, and the electrophysiology (EP) staff at The Ortenzio Heart Center successfully completed the first flexible robotics EP procedure at Holy Spirit Hospital last week. Dr. Man used the Hansen Medical Sensei® X Robotics System to treat the patient with atrial fibrillation.

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Holy Spirit Health System adds cardiology practice

Posted: August 2nd, 2011

Seven cardiologists, five physician assistants and other key staff members formerly with Associated Cardiologists, PC, have joined Holy Spirit Health System. They provide heart and vascular care, including echocardiography, vascular ultrasound and nuclear cardiology imaging at their new practice.

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