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Mellanie H. Patient Expert

Decatur, Texas
Mellanie True Hills is CEO of StopAfib.org (http://www.StopAfib.org). As an atrial fibrillation patient, she lived in fear and knows what it’s like to suffer with afib. You can read her story at http://www.StopAfib.org/mellanie.cfm. Following her atrial fibrillation surgery... Full Bio
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Dr. Andy Kiser Discusses the Hybrid Ablation for Tailoring Atrial Fibrillation Treatment —... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health In this video interview, Dr. Andy Kiser discusses the hybrid ablation (also called the hybrid procedure) for atrial fibrillation to tailor treatment for individual patients. ... Read on »
View the Transcript of our May Atrial Fibrillation Chat with Cleveland Clinic Afib Experts by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health StopAfib.org partnered with the Cleveland Clinic to give you an opportunity to ask questions of three of their atrial fibrillation experts, Dr. Walid Saliba, Dr. Sergio Pins ... Read on »
Atrial Fibrillation Patient Discounts on ECG Heart Monitors — Limited Time Only by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health We get lots of questions from the atrial fibrillation patient community about heart monitors. Now, we’re able to announce that two FDA-approved heart monitors, the AliveCor ... Read on »
New atrial fibrillation patient web site launched by European Society of Cardiology by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a part of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), has launched the Afibmatters.org web site for atrial fibrillation patients. ... Read on »
Afib & the DECAAF Trial — StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Nassir Marrouche by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health StopAfib.org interviews Dr.Nassir Marrouche of the University of Utah at Heart Rhythm Society 2013 Find more on Dr. Marrouche, and a transcript of the interview at: http://w ... Read on »
Dr. Nassir Marrouche on Multicenter Atrial Fibrillation DECAAF Trial Presented at HRS — Video by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health In the late breaking clinical trials session at Heart Rhythm 2013, Dr. Nassir Marrouche presented results of the multicenter DECAAF trial. Dr. Marrouche talked with us on vi ... Read on »
Dr. Sanjiv Narayan on Results of FIRM Ablation Without Pulmonary Vein Isolation — Video by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health In the late breaking clinical trials session at Heart Rhythm 2013, Dr. Sanjiv Narayan presented early results of the multicenter PRECISE-PAF trial of FIRM ablation without p ... Read on »
Southern diet increases stroke risk regardless of location, including among atrial fibrillation... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health New research found that a Southern diet is associated with increased stroke risk. Stroke frequency was directly proportional to the quantity of Southern foods consumed by pa ... Read on »
EP Lab Digest Publishes “A Matter of Trust: How to Build Adherence with Afib Patients” by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health EP Lab Digest recently published A Matter of Trust: How to Build Adherence with Afib Patients, authored by StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. The article, based on th ... Read on »
WomenHeart Launches National Educational Initiative About Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Risk for... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health On Tuesday, May 14, WomenHeart will launch a new national initiative about afib and stroke risk for Hispanic women. StopAfib.org is honored to be a partner with WomenHeart i ... Read on »
Join StopAfib.org & Heart Rhythm Society on May 8th in Denver for Cardiac Arrhythmia Awareness... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health On May 8th, StopAfib.org will join with the Heart Rhythm Society for a citywide event in Denver kicking off “Cardiac Arrhythmia Awareness Month” in Colorado. The event, from ... Read on »
Atrial Fibrillation Experts from Cleveland Clinic Will Answer Your Afib Questions on May 31 by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Atrial fibrillation is the most common irregular heart rhythm that starts in the atria. While it is often a mere annoyance, it can also be responsible for life-threatening m ... Read on »
Gender Matters: Why Afib Is More Fatal for Women by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health EP Lab Digest recently published Gender Matters: Why Afib Is More Fatal for Women, authored by StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. In it, she discussed the research in ... Read on »
Discovery Channel Launches Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention Documentary by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Set your DVRs, or watch live, on Saturday, March 23, at 8AM ET/PT, as the Discovery Channel unveils the atrial fibrillation documentary, “A Heartbeat Away From Stroke”. Stop ... Read on »
Dr. Ralph Damiano on Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation, Valvular Afib, and AtriClip — Video by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health In our latest video, Dr. Ralph Damiano discusses how post-operative afib is among the most common complications from cardiac surgery. It is believed to be an inflammatory re ... Read on »
Atrial Fibrillation & the Cox Maze procedure—StopAfib.org interviews Dr. James Cox by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health DtopAfib.org interviews Dr. James Cox, creator of the Cox Maze procedure Read on »
Dr. James Cox Discusses the Cox Maze Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation — Video by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health In commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Cox Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation, Dr. James Cox sat down with us to talk about the history of the Cox Maze procedure, ... Read on »
StopAfib.org Founder Speaks on Engaging Afib Patients at the Western Atrial Fibrillation Symposium by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills will be speaking at the Sixth Annual Western Atrial Fibrillation Symposium about how healthcare professionals can engage their afib ... Read on »
StopAfib.org Founder to Appear on mHealth Zone 2/14/13 by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health StopAfib.org Founder Mellanie True Hills will appear on mHealth Zone on Thursday, February 14, from 12:20-12:30 pm Eastern time. This Valentine’s Day program will focus on h ... Read on »