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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Zabukovic
18 years experience in Family Medicine
There are several: A - age b - blood pressure c - cholesterol, cigarettes/tobacco use d - diabetes e - eating, obesity, lack of exercise f - family history g - gen ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Vague: This is a vague term which is not typical nomenclature. I assume its referring to a pt with a weak heart called a cardiomyopathy. The pumping function ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Amico
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many causes: There are many causes of cardiac tamponade but it is commonly caused by a procedure or a free wall rupture after a myocardial infarction. If you are c ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Very common: Hundreds of thousands every year in the US.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
No: Hyperkalemia causes cardiac arrest in diastole.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Many things: Cardiac arrythmia or dysrhythmias are generic catch all phrases for all sorts of disturbances in electrical heart conduction. Many are benign but cou ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Normal : Low heart rates w/out symptoms can be nl in healthy active individuals. The fact that ur hr increases w/ movement is helpful and points towards normal ... Read More
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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience in Anesthesiology
Atrial fibrillation?: Most common cardiac dysthymia on the general population. Affect over 2 million people in usa. Incidence increase with age. Associated with hypertensio ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Abnormal hrt rhythm: It's an abnormal heart rhythm in the heart of a fetus.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Klein
16 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Yes, a holter will detect an arrhythmia only if you have the arrhythmia during the monitoring period (while wearing it). Sometimes people need a longe ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behzad Pavri
34 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Usually benign: Premature or "skipped" beats frome the bottom chambers of the heart are common; they sometimes occur in fixed patterns. When every other beat is a pre ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Abnormal heart beat: There are many kinds of arrhythmias. They can be short or long lasting. Some arrhythmias, if sustained, can affect how the heart pumps blood or can pr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: A 400-letter space is impossible to address many indicated subjects as questioned here. Why not type in the terms as keywords to search online? Thereb ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Symptoms: You should be seeing a cardiologist for evaluation and management.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Myocarditis: Cardiac MRI could diagnose myocarditis.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Heart pump volume: The cardiac output is the volume of blood per minute pumped by the heart. Cardiac output is equal to heart rate multiplied by stroke volume (the volu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience in Cardiology
It can: Low voltage in an EKG suggest cardiomyopathy. Which goes by the hand with Heart Failure. - In addition Electrical Alternans in the EKG is also suggest ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cv words: These all refer to cardiovascular particulars. Pectoris = Chest. Atherosclerosis = vascular wall scarring from cholesterol deposit. Coronary artery di ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No: No. Matthew you have asked about virtually every beta blocker out there. Ate you talking with your physician?
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldsmith
Specializes in Critical Care
Many things: Cardiac arrest can be caused by many problems with the heart. The most common is a heart attach which can cause fatally abnormal rhythms when the hear ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Must be examined: to determine the exact nature of your palpitations. You will need an EKG and/or a 24 hour holter monitor to determine the nature of these issues as we ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Multiple things: Cardiac output is the product of heart rate in stroke volume. Thus, an increase in heart rate results in an increase in cardiac output. Stroke volum ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gruen
29 years experience in Radiology
CT detects anatomy : Angina is a symptom of cardiac pain caused by a mismatch between the amount of oxygen needed, and that available: with angina, the heart cells don't h ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Unlikely: Unless one has a anaphylactic reaction.
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