News & Events

Listen To Your Heart: One Patient’s Experience With Atrial Fibrillation

 

Now more than ever, it’s vital that we stay attuned to our health and our bodies. Just ask Tom Trkla. Back in January 2020, Tom tested positive for Covid-19. Initially, he didn’t suffer any alarming symptoms, but eventually the virus worked its way to his lungs and led him to be hospitalized. He recovered — but when he reported concerns to his physical therapists, they called Dr. Brian J. Cohen at Tufts Medical Center, who, through an EKG, confirmed that Tom was experiencing atrial fibrillation. He was quickly referred to our Atrial Fibrillation team. 

Watch Tom’s story here: