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Is There Homapathy Remedies For Wpw
No: In general the answer is no. Homeopathy works by the premise of gradually modulating the body's response to something through the the exposure of minute amounts of a substance over time. The problem with WPW is due to the presence of an abnormal tract of tissue that conducts the heart's normal impulse around the normal path and bypasses normal safeguards built into that conduction system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, no, and no!: The best treatment for symptomatic WPW is radiofrequency catheter ablation. Even allopathic drugs are not usually an adequate treatment. Wpw is potentially serious with heart rates of 220-300 or more and curable. Don't mess with it. Svt can be handled with medication in many cases or ablation when meds fail or aren't tolerated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
WPW: These are syndromes associated with palpitations +/_ other symptoms. They are accessory pathways connecting the upper and lower chamber electrically. They can cause fast hr. You will need to see a cardiologist and likely an ep. They might need to be treated with catheters particularly wpw. ...Read more
Very effective: Catheter-mediated radiofrequency ablation is the preferred therapy for treatment of accessory pathways (ap). The success rate rivals that of surgery, with a comparable or lower mortality and a lower acute morbidity. Numerous series have reported success rates of 90 to 95 percent, depending upon the location of the ap and the precision of localization of the pathway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son now has an enlarged heart. Could that be caused by the previous treatment that cured his wpw?
Unlikely: The typical treatment for wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is radio-ablation of an electrical pathway in the heart. Complication rates for the procedure range from 1.5% - 4% in the literature, but rarely lead to an enlarged heart. More likely however is a genetic association between WPW and congenital hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Talk with your pediatrician or family doctor about genetic testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer