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Premature Ventricular Ectopics
PVCs and MI: Premature ventricular contractions mean that there is irritability in the heart muscle and normal heart rhythm which starts from high up in the atria is inturrupted in some beats and those beats are originating in the ventricle.Bot it does not mean that it is directly due to mi.But you can get pvcs with mi.Occasional pvcs are not serious but if it comes from many foci and in runs it can be seriou. ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
What is the usual dose of propranolol needed to suppress frequent ventricular ectopics? I take 50mg daily, divided into 3 doses. I am just curious.
How many consecutive ventricular ectopics are needed for it to be a problem - can those thuds be anything else? I have a slight mitral prolapse.
LAFB with ventricular ectopics in recovery from exertion/sleep- these dangerous? I have 'borderline' LAFB, how long until the block is complete? 36yr
Possibly: never if you are referring to LBBB. ...Read more
My husband has angina he has recently been diagnosed as having sinus rhythm with some ventricular ectopics is?
Not sure of ?: Not sure of question but beta blockers would be potential treatment for both. ...Read more
Holter report- "ventricular ectopic singles, rare supraventricular ectopic singles, one triplet". 40 F, echo normal, dr. says all ok. Should i worry??
No Worries!: No, these isolated beats that are sporadic are considered within the normal range on a holter. ...Read more
Moms holter test shows ventricular ectopic beats.In 89307 beats total aw 133,isolated 112,pairs 4,abberant 0,runs 3&run beats 13.rhythym is sinus.help?
Not enough info: What distinguishes the significance of a rhythm disturbance is what the condition of the heart is, not the rhythm per se. Your mother needs an evaluation which includes information about how strong her heart is and whether she has evidence of blocked arteries. Other considerations are what meds she takes, her use of nicotine, alcohol and caffeine, and what symptoms, if any, she has. Warm wishes. ...Read more
Mom Holter test.ventricular ectopic beats.Supraventricular summary 89307 beats total133,isolated112,pairs4,abberant0,runs3 run beats13.rhythym sinus.
Holter results: inspection of relevance ECG tracings is necessary for appropriate interpretive report. ...Read more
I had one pair of ventricular ectopic beats on my holter monitor. Their were also 37 isolated. Is this normal? Echo & stress test were fine.
Probably 'begnin': The electrical system of the heart sends regular pulses to the heart muscle to signal it to contract. Many things can disturb this natural rhythm eg electrolyte abnormalities (low potassium or magnesium), excessive stimulants eg caffeine, alcohol, nasal decongestants, certain asociated conditions such as mvp (mitral valve prolapse), anxiety, hormonal fluctuations, etc. ...Read more
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