Ridinger said his physician's knowledge from Dr. Judson Colley, a Cardiologist at St. Dominic's Mississippi Heart Institute, made him feel more comfortable about traveling to Jackson for treatment.
totally understood how this was negatively affecting my life," said Ridinger.
In a procedure called radiofrequency ablation, Dr. Colley
applied energy directly to the areas in Ridinger's heart that were operating abnormally.
A catheter inserted in an artery near his
leg supplied the energy that cauterized the heart tissue so the erratic signals were normalized.
said, "Untreated, atrial fibrillation can cause stroke and heart failure.
I owe so much to Dr. Colley
staff and St. Dominic's.
They truly cared about me and made the entire stay so pleasant and easy.
In simple terms, they gave me my life back."
totally understood how this was negatively affecting my life.
After my initial conversation with him, I was ready to do whatever he
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Who was your primary doctor during treatment at St. Dominic Hospital?
Judson Colley, MD