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Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
Sure: It is very much possible.
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Dr. Antonella Quattromani
38 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
IHD: You had asymptomatic heart disease before 2003 ihd develops over long period of time the symptoms just show up suddenly for a ulcerated plaque in th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pacemaker: The decision for a single vs a dual chamber pacemaker depends on the patient's specific situation. You should have this discussion with your cardiolog ... Read More
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Pacemaker: It is not difficult but not sure why two leads were not put in initially. Also you will need a new pacer to accommodate two leads.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Yes or no: ur EF may go down if u have ventricular pacer only, in which case u may have to increase ur rate to 70 or 80 bpm. If AV pacer with rate of 70 and EF i ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Pacemaker: That is a decision that your cardiologist can help make for your particular situation. See your cardiologist.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Good : With a successful lvad and subsequent heart transplant his chances of survival for 5 or more years is over 70%. His chances are probably even better ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Yes , could be.: Asymptomatic sinus bradycardia is often a sign of good physical conditioning. However, it can be pathologic, symptomatic, and potentially life-threat ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
OSA: Kitty - it sounds like you have had a sleep study or "polysomnography?" The next best option is to speak with your doctor about options to treat OSA ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Your pacemaker has: no idea what your physiological status is. Some devices have sensors that respond to respiratory rate or activity but not anemia.
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Shoulder pain: Need to see a physiatrist or maybe orthopedic surgeon to know what's wrong with the shoulder. Once you know what's wrong, the potential treatments can ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Slowly: The heart is a muscle, and uses electricity to generate the "squeeze" necessary to get blood to the whole body. Stents keep blood flowing to the muscl ... Read More
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