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What is wolff-parkinsons white syndrome?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Heart condition: Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is a heart condition in which there is an abnormal extra electrical pathway of the heart. The condition can lead to episodes of rapid heart rate (tachycardia). Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is one of the most common causes of fast heart rate disorders in infants and children.

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Is Wolff-Parkinson-White dangerous?

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Dr. Andrew Reeves
Neurology 30 years experience
Can be: Time for a detailed conversation with your cardiologist!
A 49-year-old member asked:

What is Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

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Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
Cardiology 18 years experience
Fast heart rate: This is a syndrome of having a specific type of fast heart rate related to having an abnormal connection of cells between the top and bottom chambers of the heart. WPW can usually be cured by a procedure called ablation, where the abnormal band of tissue is gently burned away.
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What happens in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 43 years experience
Short circuit: Acceesory pathway conduction this pathway may be right or left sided could be antegrade or retrogade in conduction . Tachycardia are symptoms defanitive therappy eps evlation and ablation of tracks for cure very successful in cure .Discuss with an electrophysiologist will help if you are a patient.
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What are the tests for Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

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Dr. Matthias Peuster
Pediatric Cardiology 9 years experience
Ekg: An ekg will confirm the diagnosis.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

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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, fatigue, fainting, or shortness of breath as the heart is racing and not pumping effectively. Follow up with a cardiologist is essential.

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