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Junctional rhythm: Please see your cardiologist your new pacemaker may be dominated by the AV node leading to this bradycardia. It may be accentuated by your medications, such as beta blockers. Pacing may be indicated including a pacemaker if you are symptomatic you should actually go to the ER immediately. Your blood pressure and other vital signs needed ASAP. Call your cardiologist ASAP if stable, ER if symptoms ...Read more
RFA: By this, i assume you mean radiofrequency ablation or rfa procedures. These are highly specialized electrophysiology procedures used to treat specific heart rhythm disturbances (arrhythmias). It is carried out much in the same way as a heart catheterization except the heart's electrical activity is mapped and abnormal rhythms are treated with radiofrequency energy through special catheters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your doctor: Really and truly, if you're having this or any other procedure, then your doctor should and hopefully will explain the indications, benefits, risk and alternatives to you. However, ablation's risks are bleeding, infection, cardiac rupture, heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrhythmias which can be benign, but could also lead to death. Bad outcomes are very uncommon however. ...Read more
Do That Now: Get out your gym playlists because you're good to go. Once the groin sites have healed up, there should be no particular reason to avoid exercise. Either the ablation worked and the arrhythmia is cured, or it didn't and you have a chance of seeing it again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you recommend if I had a heart ablation why would I be having pains in the top of my heart?
Improvement maybe: If the procedure is successful, the palpitations will not recur. Of course, if the procedure is not a success, the symptoms will recur. Then there are compkications such as stroke, tamponade (bleeding into the sac around the heart), and injury to blood vessels which may cause bleeding and may require surgical repair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a heart ablation 9 weeks ago! I have been having shoulder pain for the last 4 nights. I was wondering if this is part of the ablasion?
More details please: It is unlikely but possible depending on the extent of the ablation, zone of the ablation. There is always risk of a possible damage and perforation to ablated site which can present with a variety of symptoms. In your case it has been quite some time and chances are it is not related.Is it only when you sleep? WHen exercising? can you describe the pain ...Read more
I had extra pathway in heart.got heart ablation,they burned 13 times.does higher # burns mean it is less likely to return and higher chance i’m cured?
Hard to say: My understanding of the procedure is they try to find & ablate the spot they think is the cause, then sit back & see if the rhythm is fixed. They keep doing it until the rhythm pattern normalizes. It could be after 1 time or several. Time will tell if your heart decides to do this from a separate site. Your cardiologist can give you relapse numbers. ...Read more
Better use medtronic adapta or advisa, for paroximal AF patient? I had heart ablation n it was failed, i'm still on AF
Neither.: Neither Adapta nor Advisa is really an atrial fibrillation treatment device, just "overdrive" atrial pacing, which reduces a. fib. burden. You may want a defibrillator which treats a. fib. like the Evira ICD which can deliver a low grade 50 Hz jolt (you won't feel) or even a shock in the middle of the night, which you will feel, but will get you out of a. fib. Or consider another ablation. ...Read more
Is premed needed before a dental cleaning if you had a heart ablation procedure in the last three months?
I would: not well addressed in the guidelines, but there is some endothelial damage necessary for the ablation - which heals over time - prophylaxis for the three or six months post procedure is probably over-safe, but the "cost" of prophylaxis is generally quite small. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to expect during heart ablation? how many people will be there? will someone talk to me during it since im awake? im 18. how long is it?
Ask your doctor: These are all questions to ask the cardiologist/cardiac surgeon involved in your care. ...Read more
Had heart ablation 15 yrs ago for psvts. While laying on couch, just had a brief flip flop feeling in heart and lightheaded. Should i be concerned?
Ablation: If you've had 15 good years after an ablation, i wouldn't worry about an occassional flip/flop unless its very frequent and lasts a few minutes or longer each time. You should discuss with the dr.(s) who know you and your situation. They will be able to make a more informed recommendation to you. ...Read more
My husband had an ablation in his heart un high school he says for extra electrode or something my son has irregular heartbeat could they be same prob?
Not sure: There are many reasons for the irregular hear rate. Please have him seen by his pcp and a cardiologist to rule cardiac arrythmias. ...Read more
How long should I feel fatigued after heart ablation. Had second catheter ablation 3months ago. I am a 53 year old male 6'1 180 pounds.?
What Type?: What type of ablation was this? Generally speaking, fatigue is not a side effect of ablation procedures. Some patients expect to feel big (but unrealistic) increases in energy after the procedure and feel comparatively fatigued when they fail to feel more "awake." meds started after the procedure may also lead to fatigue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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