Poland physician to discuss procedure

Paul Lisko, the first patient to undergo atrial fibrillation ablation at St. Elizabeth Health Center and a resident of Struthers and Dr. Lee Gemma, the cardiac electrophysiologist who performed Lisko’s procedure and a lifelong resident of Poland, will be the featured speakers at The Beat Goes On.

Presented by St. Elizabeth Heart and Vascular Center, The Beat Goes On is a community social to raise awareness about heart disease.

It will take place on Thursday at 5 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Hall. Tickets for the event are $25 for singles, $45 for couples and $180 for a table of eight.

There will also be a heart-healthy cooking demonstration by Chris Brainard, chef at St. Elizabeth Health Center, informational displays and a dinner buffet.

St. Elizabeth Health Center is the only health care provider in the region offering catheter ablation as a treatment option for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia.

For more information, call 330-480-3151 or 877-700-4647.

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