Dr. Ruben Altman

Cardiology
Ackworth, IA
59 years experience

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Cardiology

Languages spoken

English

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ruben Altman
59 years experience Cardiology
See below: Controlled atrial fibrillation has an irregular beat with normal heart rate.Rapid atrial fibrillation has a rapid rate(over 100)They both have fibrill ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruben Altman
59 years experience Cardiology
No: they are both Beta blockers and you should only haveone orthe other prescribed if your Dr wants beta blocker effect.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruben Altman
59 years experience Cardiology
Bleeding: Pradaxa has a 30% greater causing abnormal bleeding then coumadin (warfarin)

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Altman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Altman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Tu respuesta fue de gran ayuda, ¬°gracias!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1961MD
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