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A 42-year-old member asked:

my ecg report says 'sinus rhythm r-s transition zone in v leads displaced to the right. what does that mean exactly ?

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Dr. Jesus Yap
Cardiology 53 years experience
Nothing: It is a description of the ectrical orientation of the hearts excitation and by in itself means nothing .

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Does the guardian system detect abnormal heart rhythms?

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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Cardiology 23 years experience
No: It does not have anything to do with the heart as far as i know.
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A 24-year-old member asked:

What are abnormal heart rhythms called?

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Dr. Steven Shayani
Cardiology 33 years experience
Arrhythmia: An irregular heartbeat is an arrhythmia or also know as dysrhythmia.
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A 24-year-old member asked:

Which diagnostic tests are used for abnormal heart rhythms?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 55 years experience
Several: An EKG to see what the exact rhythm is and to look for other abnormalities. A history and physical examination. You may have a heart murmur or appear pale if you have anemia for instance. Blood tests to exclude anemia or an overactive thyroid gland for instance. A holter monitor to catch and record the abnormal rhythm. An echocardiogram to evaluate heart function and the valves.
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A 39-year-old member asked:

Which non-invasive treatments can be used to treat abnormal heart rhythms?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Lohanswered
Cardiology 49 years experience
Some, plus drugs: Depending on the cause & severity of the arrhythmia, relaxation techniques (medication, yoga, tai-chi) may be useful. Some anti-anxiety medications can be helpful as well. Beta-blockers are often used. Serious anti-arrhythmic agents are available, but some rhythm problems, especially in younger patients, may be amenable to electrophysiologic rx, like ablation, rather than lifelong drug therapy.
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A 39-year-old female asked:

My 17year old son just had a 12 lead ECG done it showed t wave inversions in ii, iii, avf & v4. Could the barium from an ugi series cause this?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Nonspecific: T wave inversion may be part of a normal ekg and has to interpreted by a doctor. Inverted t wave is normal in iii and sometimes other leads without meaning anything alarming. Have the doctor let you know what they think. The ekg interpretation can change with age as well so you need expertise to read them at this age.

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