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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
AF vs vf: Good question, they could look alike on ECG. Both would also result in cardiac arrest. As no perfusion would result, one would expect AF waves to be l ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henson
31 years experience Cardiology
Afib/vfib: ventricular standstill and fine v-fib are functionally the same the ventricle is not contracting - vfib is a slight quivering which may or may not be ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
No: Congenital heart problems can be inherited and this can lead to afib. But afib itself is not.
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Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: While there are no clear genes identified (and in fact we know relatively little about an issue that plagues so many people) there clearly are familie ... Read More
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Dr. Waseem Barham
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Rarely: Familial AF is described and little is known so far. Different genes have been implicated and it probably constitutes 5% or less of AF cases.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
It can be: If afib is difficult to treat ie unable to convert patient to normal rythm or unable to slow rate down with medicines, or perhapse the patient can't t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin Rafie
17 years experience Geriatrics
Cva, mi: 1 - if the rate goes too fast...This can become a problem 2 - more commonly, when they beat so erratically, it gives an opportunity for the blood to ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: When the heart is in atrial fibrillation, it causes blood to clot in the chambers of the heart. These clots can flow out of the heart and cause strok ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin Rafie
17 years experience Geriatrics
Ekg: Multiple different ways such as physical exam, most of them usually have to be confirmed by e k g.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Rapid heart beat: You may feel that your heart is racing, sometimes you may feel like passing out, you feel irregular heart beat.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
It can be: It can lead to stroke unless you take anticoagulants.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Atrial fibrillation is an irregular rhythm in which the atria beat at nearly 400 beats/min. It is common in older patients as a reflection of aging of ... Read More
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