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News Releases / 2009

Support Group Offered for Heart Patients with Implanted Devices

Ventura, California, 05/20/2009

Community Memorial Hospital is introducing a new support group for heart patients with implanted cardiac devices.

Families and friends of patients also are invited to attend the support group meetings, which will run from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 12 and Nov. 4 in the eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium at CMH, 147 N. Brent St.

Dr. Ishu Rao, a cardiac electrophysiologist on staff at CMH, will moderate the support group to help patients understand the issues surrounding Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICDs) and Bi-Ventricular Devices and allow them to share their experiences.

Space is limited and reservations are recommended. For more information or reservations, call the HealthAware: Heart Program at CMH at 667-2818 or email HealthAware: Heart@cmhshealth.org.