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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
26 years experience Cardiology
ECG: Do an ecg.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Tachycardia: Wpw can be entirely asymptomatic. It is a problem with the electrical conduction in the heart. People can present with palpitations, rapid heart beat, ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
35 years experience Neurology
Yes it can: Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is a disorder of electrical conduction of the heart. Patients with WPW can have rapid heart beat (tachycardia) and very ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
WPW: WPW is a syndrome of abnormal ecg due to accelerated impulse conduction from atria to ventricles. This can cause serious tachy(fast) arrhythmias. When ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
WPW: Ablation of the bypass tract can fix the problem. This is done by an electrophysiology cardiac subspecialist.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
19 years experience Pain Management
Yes: It is safe as long as you are properly monitored. Definitely let your anesthesiologist know about your WPW syndrome.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Not sure : Sorry don't know the answer but WPW is curable by an ablation procedure. If this were done there would be no issue.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, it is safe: I don't know of any reason to contraindicate the use of lorazepam in Wolff Parkinson White syndrome. Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine sedative and is no ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
See cardiologist: There are treatments to prevent arrhythmias in patients with WPW and I would recommend speaking with your cardiologist for consideration of treatment ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
WPW.: WPW surgery would not correct Ebstein's anomaly. It would be a bit unusual to not make the diagnosis as part of the WPW work up but is possible if the ... Read More
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