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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Atrial fibrillation: There are no 100% permanently effective treatments for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, there are however very effective treatments.
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience Cardiology
In the right patient: An invasive procedure called an atrial fibrillation ablation using either radio frequency or a freezing technology called cryoablation actually has a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Afib: To know you need an ECG done with the irregular rhythm.
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: Atrial fibrillation is one of many causes of an "irregular heart beat" but there are many other much more benign causes as well. Talk with your doctor ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Atrial fibrillation include:: Watchful waiting, Cardioversion, Cardiac ablation.
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Many different: Drugs for treatment of atrial fibrillation but I am confused by the term vagal af.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Lots of choices: If the goal is just to control the heart rate, the common choices are drugs that slow the heart rate like a beta blocker or calcium channel blocker an ... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: All patients with atrial fibrillation should be placed on anticoagulants to decrease the risk of blood clots from the atrium. Drugs like warfarin or t ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Please make sure you have seen an electrophysiologist... That is really essential... In short yes you can be cardioverted, but by a specialist
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Paroxysmal: Timing is critical. If a Holter monitor did not show any atrial fibrillation it's most likely because there was no such activity during the time you c ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Event monitor: If you are continuing to have symptoms that you feel are possible atrial fibrillation, but you were unlucky enough to not have symptoms during a 24 ho ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
17 years experience Cardiology
Lots of options: You're correct, there are a lot of options, and a lot of it comes down to your preferences and discussions with your doctor. For atrial fibrillation w ... Read More
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