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What is treatment for wolf parkinson white syndrome?

What is treatment for wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Various: The heart rhythm abnormalities associated with wolff-parkinson-white syndrome can be treated with a variety of antiarrhythmic medications. The arrhythmias can also be cured by altering the electrical structure of the heart using an invasive procedure called "ablation". ...Read more

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Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome (Definition)

A condition where there is an extra electrical path in the heart. It can lead to periods of a fast ...Read more


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Whats the best trestment for wolf parkinson white syndrome ?

Whats the best trestment for wolf parkinson white syndrome ?

Depends: Like so many things in life...depends. If you are having lots of palpitations, dizziness, or feelings that you might pass out then you should go see a cardiologist who is subspecialized in electrophysiology.He can review your workup,order additional tests if necessary,and possibly eliminate the problem via a procedure called radiofrequency ablation. If no symptoms, then you likely need nothing. ...Read more

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Meds for wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Meds for wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Family practice : The best long term plan to treat WPW is without drugs at all. Patients with symptomatic WPW should be referred for ablation therapy. Dual drug therapy using procainamide.And verapamil may be used in emergency but close observation is needed. ...Read more

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What is wolf parkinson white syndrome?

What is wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Yes: Wolff parkinson white syndrome involves abnormal electrical behavior of the heart producing spasms of palpitations and rapid heart rhythms. The cause is an abnormal electrical structure of the heart which is present at birth. ...Read more

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What is wolff-parkinsons white syndrome?

What is wolff-parkinsons white syndrome?

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. ...Read more

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Is wolf parkinson white syndrome hereditary?

Is wolf parkinson white syndrome  hereditary?

Not usually: "it is generally not considered to be hereditary, except in the very rare instance when associated with genetic mutation predisposing to WPW syndrome "....From sads.Org. ...Read more

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What is the definitive treatment for Wolff-Parkinson-White (wpw) syndrome?

Ablation: Ablation of the aberrant fiber, typically using catheters through the groin (rather than open heart surgery), will typically 'cure' the condition and is successful in 90-95% of cases. ...Read more

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What is Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

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. ...Read more

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Symptoms of wolf parkinson white? Can a ssri cause this condition?

Symptoms of wolf parkinson white? Can a ssri cause this condition?

Heart Arrhythmia: Largely, this is a genetic disorder - so there is no reason to think it can be caused by ssris. The symptom list is long and available online. Mostly they relate to cardiac function - i.e., chest pain, weakness, fatigue, etc. Here's more info than you might want: https://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/wolff%e2%80%93parkinson%e2%80%93white_syndrome best! ...Read more

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Symptomatic wolf Parkinson's white treatment? Why not beta blockers for the svt?

Symptomatic wolf Parkinson's white treatment? Why not beta blockers for the svt?

Wpw: We usually recommend ablation in symptomatic WPW svt. There is potential for cure, and if the patient is young can obviate a lifetime of meds and symptomatic tachyarrhythmia. ...Read more

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I have Wolff Parkinson white syndrome with narrow tachycardia and I'm on beta blocker! Is this a good medication?

Yes: Beta blockers can help to avoid episodes of tachycardia, but ultimately you may benefit from an interventional approach to eliminate the problem. ...Read more

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Is Cogard better at treating SVT from Wolff Parkinson white syndrome than propranolol? Or is propranolol best?

Unclear: I could not find any clear studies in a quick search showing one to be superior to the other. Check with a cardiologist. ...Read more

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What is wolf-parkinson-white-heart syndrome.?

What is wolf-parkinson-white-heart syndrome.?

Heart problem: Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is a disorder of electrical conduction of the heart. Patients with WPW can have rapid heart beat (tachycardia) and very rarely sudden cardiac death. The tachycardia can be treated by medications. The abnormal conduction is due to an extra electrical pathway (bypass tract) in the heart. There are techniques to destroy the extra pathway that will cure wpw. ...Read more

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What is the the difference between wolf Parkinson's white syndrome and atrial fibrillation?

What is the the difference between wolf Parkinson's white syndrome and atrial fibrillation?

WPW: Wpw is a syndrome with bypass tracts that make rapid heart action possible. Atrial fibrillation is a rapid disordered heart rhythm that is fairly common. When associated with WPW it can be fatal because of too fast conduction of impulses. They are different conditions but when they happen together tragedy can result. ...Read more