Along with A-Fib and A-Flutter, John Thornton had a particular problem with PVCs, premature beats that occur in the ventricles. John warns, “Do NOT listen when doctors say PVCs are harmless,”
The local MDs (about a half dozen different ones), cardiologists, EPs, and other local specialists, all told me stuff like, “Everyone has PVCs” and “PVCs are benign” and “It is just anxiety” and “You just need to learn to live with it” which was completely WRONG.
John’s ablation turned out to be quite an extensive procedure.
Read more of John Thornton’s A-Fib story and why he wrote, “I honestly believe that had I not gone to Mayo, I would have suffered some major heart event, or possibly death.”