Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is first in Fort Bend to deploy new atrial fibrillation treatment

SUGAR LAND—(September 24, 2014) — Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the first in Fort Bend County to use a next-generation cardiac ablation system to treat a patient with a common heart rhythm condition called atrial fibrillation, or AF.

Patients with AF are typically treated with point-by-point radiofrequency ablation, which uses heat to ablate, or remove, extra tissue that is causing the heart to beat irregularly.

MD Anderson's expert Sherise Ferguson, M.D. shares valuable information for Brain Cancer Awareness month with HoustonNewcomerGuides.com

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May is “Brain Cancer Awareness Month”, and HoustonNewcomerGuides.com had the pleasure of interviewing Sherise Ferguson, M.D., a neurosurgeon at MD Anderson in Katy and MD Anderson in Memorial City.   Ferguson performs a number of different procedures for her patients, depending on their exact diagnosis.  One treatment, a new technology known as “Gamma Knife,