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Left anterior fascicular block what it causes?

Left anterior fascicular block what it causes?

What caused it?: These fascicals are the prefered conduction path of the heart beat through the left ventrical, the main pumping chamber of the heart. A block in the fascical is generally caused by a blockage in a heart artery and often that blockage is more important than the fascical. If more fascicals are blocked, you are at risk of needing a pacemaker. Primary cardiomyopathies can cause these problems too. ...Read more

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What does sr. Left anterior fascicular block mean?

What does sr. Left anterior fascicular block mean?

Conduction system pr: Part of the conduction system of the heart doesn't work. If more fascicles are blocked, you are at risk of needing a pacemaker. More important is the cause. Is there a blocked artery or weak heart muscle (aka cardiomyopathy?) generally these won't be a problem as long as you know why you have it. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Left anterior fascicular block. Can a 2nd EP Study be diagnostically helpful now (10yrs later)? Bradycardia is symptomatic again. In my 20s. Thanks

Left anterior fascicular block. Can a 2nd EP Study be diagnostically helpful now (10yrs later)? Bradycardia is symptomatic again. In my 20s. Thanks

ARRHYTHMIA EVAL: YES: YOU NEED A SECOND EPS STUDY if it is still symptomatic. . Given The brief HX you gave, you may have a congenital cardiac condition You should get copies records and Get a SECOND CARD CONSULT THALLIUM/TEE/EPS STUDY. In some scenarios a prophylactic PACER OR PACER/AICD IS PLACED ...Read more

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My ECG shows "Left Anterior Fascicular blocK' and also indicated :cannot rule out Inferior infarct. What it means and is it dangerous? What caused it.

My ECG shows "Left Anterior Fascicular blocK' and also indicated :cannot rule out Inferior infarct. What it means and is it dangerous? What caused it.

See below: LAFB is a delay in cardiac conduction in the range of 20 milliseconds (+/- 10 ms) with a shift in the axis to the left. It causes no symptoms and is not dangerous. Most common causes are normal aging, high blood pressure, and coronary disease. "Cannot rule out inferior infarct" is a frequent finding that has meaning only if you are known to have blocked arteries. There is no room here 4 details. ...Read more

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My father age 60 years ECG reports shows that left anterior fascicular block, abnormal left axis deviation, is it dangerous????

My father age 60 years ECG reports shows that left anterior fascicular block, abnormal left axis deviation, is it dangerous????

Ekg: These findings aren't serious. I would watch for palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath with exertion as more serious signs of heart problems. see the doctor asap with any of those. hope this helps. ...Read more