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Overweight patients with arrhythmia needed for exercise study at St. David’s

5:37 am Jul. 21, 2015

St. David’s Medical Center is looking for participants for a new study conducted by physicians and researchers at the hospital’s Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute.

To be considered, patients must be overweight or obese and scheduled to undergo a catheter ablation procedure at St. David’s to treat atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat.

The Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute will follow the patients for a year to see how weight loss impacts the outcome of