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Common procedure for humans restores sick dog's heart rhythm

Veterinary cardiologist Anna Gelzer and her team at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine borrowed equipment from their colleagues at Penn Medicine to treat a 9-year-old dog with arrhythmogenic right ventricle cardiomyopathy. The condition is common in American bulldogs and boxers as well as in people, and the ablation procedure Dr. Gelzer used is often used for people with heart arrythmia.

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