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Doctor insights on: Atrial Fibullation

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Is atrium fibrillation cured in china?

Is atrium fibrillation cured in china?

Not likely: There are a few treatable causes of atrial fibrillation however in most, there is no such cause found. Cure is possible by ablation procedure which in general does not have a great success rate, except perhaps in the hands of a selected few experts. For most people, treatment with medication is recommended which may offer rhythm control, i.e. Keep in normal rhythm. ...Read more

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Is right atrial enlargement reversible?

Is right atrial enlargement reversible?

Right atrial enlarge: You list scoliosis as a dx which can sometimes make the RA look bigger than it really is. True RAE can be reversible depending on the cause of the true RAE. ...Read more

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How dangerous is an enlarged left atrium?

How dangerous is an enlarged left atrium?

The size is : Not the problem, the issue is what caused it to become large. Significant mitral regurgitation is a possibility as is hypertension. An enlarged left atrium increases the risk for atrial fibrillation. See your doctor ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of left atrial enlargement?

What are the symptoms of left atrial enlargement?

Left atrial enlargem: Left atrial enlargement itself has no symptoms. If there is pathology like mitral insufficiency or mitral stenosis associated with left atrial enlargement, the symptoms are produced by the physiology of the pathologic lesion. ...Read more

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What to do if right atrial enlargement - please help?

What to do if right atrial enlargement - please help?

RAE: Right atrial enlargement can be a true anatomic diagnosis related to pathology in the heart or lungs. There are also ECG readings of 'right atrial enlargment' which may or may not actually represent true anatomic enlargement of the right atrium. If you have true right atrial enlargment, you need a diagnosis of the reason why your right atrium is enlarged. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of having an enlarged right atrium?

What are the health risks of having an enlarged right atrium?

Atrial enlargement: An enlarged atrium can predispose one to development of cardiac dysrhythmias like atrial fibrillation and can be caused by factors such as lung disease. A cardiologist can advise you further. ...Read more

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Is right atrial enlargement serious or does it depend on the cause?

Is right atrial enlargement serious or does it depend on the cause?

Depends: on causation and the degree of enlargement. Get an echocardiogram and a cardiology consultation to define the cause of this enlargement. ...Read more

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What is the difference between left atrium volume and left atrium volume index?

Volume/ BSA = index: LA volume / BSA = index. It is a way to compare volumes taking into account variability of patient size ...Read more

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Can moderate thickening of the left atrium be reversed? If so, what would be the typical drug regimen?

Left atrium: Left atrial dilation is easier to image than hypertrophy. If la thickening is truly present, the cause would suggest therapeutic steps. We generally treat what we believe is causing an abnormality. ...Read more

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What is atrial fabrillation?

Abnormal rhythm: Atrial fibrillation (af) is a heart rhythm problem due to disorganization of the electrical activity in the atria (upper heart chambers). Af is the most common heart rhythm disorder. Patients with af may have no symptoms or may have symptoms such as decreased energy, palpitations, or heart failure. Af also increases the risk of stroke. Various therapies may be used to treat af and stroke risks. ...Read more

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What's the causes of atrial fibulation

What's the causes of atrial fibulation

Atrial fibrillation.: Hyperthyroidism, valvular heart disease, pulmonary disease(copd), pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, cardiomyopathy ischemic viral hypertensive but a few all need to see physician. ...Read more

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What causes atrial fib?

Many causes: There are many factors that can lead to atrial fibrillation. Common predisposing conditions include hypertension, heart failure, sleep apnea, and genetic predisposition. ...Read more

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How do you calculate left atrial volume index ?

How do you calculate left atrial volume index
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Left atrial: Indexed volume = la volume(ml)/body surface area (m2). ...Read more