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Wolff parkinsOn white syndrome

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthias Peuster
Pediatric Cardiology 9 years experience
Ekg: An ekg will confirm the diagnosis.

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A 40-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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
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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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
Cardiology 47 years experience
WPW: Ablation of the bypass tract can fix the problem. This is done by an electrophysiology cardiac subspecialist.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Pain Management 20 years experience
Yes: It is safe as long as you are properly monitored. Definitely let your anesthesiologist know about your WPW syndrome.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
Neurology 21 years experience
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
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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