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What is bifascicular block and how is it treated?

What is bifascicular block and how is it treated?

see below: There are 3 fascicles or pathways for cardiac conduction in the heart: the right bundle branch, and the left bundle branch which is subdivided into anterior and posterior fascicles. When 2 of the 3 don't function, it is easily detected on ekg. This causes no symptoms and requires no treatment. Nonetheless it is abnormal and should prompt an evaluation of your general heart health. ...Read more

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An ECGinterprets RIGHT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK, LEFT POSTERIOR FASCICULAR BLOCK, BIFASCICULAR BLOCK. I dont' feel any dizziness. Is it normal?Cure for it?

An ECGinterprets RIGHT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK, LEFT POSTERIOR FASCICULAR BLOCK, BIFASCICULAR BLOCK. I dont' feel any dizziness. Is it normal?Cure for it?

Not normal: Those findings on EKG are not normal, and are permanent. They can be caused by defects in the conduction system of the heart that you have had since birth, by previous heart attacks, or remodeling of the heart in response to ongoing hypertension. You should consult with a cardiologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How to tell if your uterer is blocked?

How to tell if your uterer is blocked?

May be painful...: If sudden blockage, usually by passing a kidney stone, usually there is flank or back pain, often excrutiating (sometimes said to be one of the worst of all kinds of pain). Gradual blockage usually causes no symptoms and the diagnosis is only made by imaging (CT scan, MRI, etc). What makes you worried about it? Discuss with your doctor. Happy new year. ...Read more

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Meidial branch blocks. What doesthis do exactly?

Meidial branch blocks. What doesthis do exactly?

Diagnose back pain: The medial branches are small nerves that sense pain in the facet joints of your spine. If your doctor suspects that problems in your facet joints, such as arthritis, are contributing to your pain, diagnostic medial branch blocks may be performed to confirm the diagnosis. If two successive diagnostic medial branch blocks are considered positive, your pain doctor may recommend rfa. ...Read more

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What is av block?

What is av block?

Milliseconds: When there is a delay in conduction between the atria and ventricles, av block is present. If the delay exceeds 200 milliseconds, 1st degree block is present. If delay progresses to intermittent interruption of conduction, 2nd degree block is present. If there is complete interruption, so the atrial and ventricle beat independently, 3rd degree block is present. ...Read more

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What is a nerve block?

What is a nerve block?

Injection of local: It is when local anesthesia is used to numb a nerve or group of nerves (plexus). It usually entails knocking out the motor component as well as sensory but some blocks can be performed so that only sensory is blocked. Sedation is usually used and an ultrasound machine or stimulating needle to locate the proper site for injection. ...Read more

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What are phenol blocks?

What are phenol blocks?

Nerve blocks: Phenol compounds are used to block nerves that may be diseased in such a way as to cause chronic, non-remitting painful conditions. Unlike a local anesthetic, which may allow temporary relief, phenol compounds act be destroying the nerve itself. They are typically used as a final resort. ...Read more

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