CANet — Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada

Roundup – How our hearts work, and how arrhythmias affect them

Here’s our latest roundup of arrhythmia-related news, events and stories that caught our eye.

If you would like a clear, concise description of the heart’s anatomy and its functions, watch this brief but effective video from Meducation.
And now, to better understand how an arrhythmia effects the heart’s normal functions, here’s a great explanation from Dr. Alvin Shrier of McGill University (a CANet partner institution).
I thought it was a one-off with the story last time about studying atrial fibrillation in dogs, but apparently not! Free pacemakers offer hope to ailing dogs in Turkey
Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario (also a CANet partner) has opened three new world-class, state-of-the-art cardiac care suites.
And, in case you missed it, here are some tips for enjoying a Heart Healthy Holiday!