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Shortness Of Breath After Bypass Surgery
Depends why!: Nobody gets intubated without a reason. Was it for surgery? Abdominal surgery can compress the lung bases, which then must reexpand. There are many reasons for shortness of breath. Intubation is done to support ventilation and treat inability to breathe; it does not cause shortness of breath. Muscle relaxants used during surgery may cause mild shortness of breath while wearing off. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Post gastric bypass and hiatial hernia surgery pain, tachacardic, and short of breath after eating along with pain in stomach and back diagnosis?
Yes a doctor ASAP: The symptoms very well could be hard disease and potentially a pending heart attack. Given your cardiac history, you should get evaluated immediately if it's severe, otherwise schedule appointment with your primary care doctor or cardiologist very soon to get evaluated to ensure this is not cardiac in origin ...Read more
Depends: Most pts have there asthma controlled and have infrequent episodes . These pts do well post op. The more brittle asthmatics may require more agressive pulmonary toilet post op. They may require IV steroids and breathing treatments . They may not tolerate the beta blockers that are used . Despite this even difficult asthmatic pts do well they may need a little longer recovery time ...Read more
It Can: Especially have removal of an entire lung, or pneumonectomy. The heart and great vessels can shift to the side of the lung that was removed. This is called "post pneumonectomy syndrome". It is a rare condition and can limit the blood returning to the heart and/or the blood leaving the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moderate shortness of breath when running no angina cause? ?
minimal rt lung base collapse
tachycardic at times
Go to ER: You need to go to the ER now for evaluation. ...Read more
For how long will you have shortness of breath after heart surgery for mitral valve repair if cardiologist says echo looks after surgery.
Post op: If the mitral valve repair was successful, the shortness of breath if due to the mitral regurgitation should be improved post op and get gradually better over the next 6 weeks. The timing will vary depending on the state of the heart and other physical characteristics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After gallbladder removal i get heart pounding in stomach 3 days after surgery and having anxiety , none of this before surgery, ?
Should i still be short of breath 6 days after lung collapse and removal of bleb surgery? Total lung inflate was on 5th day.
Follow up with MD: While it is possible that the shortness of breath is due to pain from the surgery, it is also possible that this represents re-collapse of the lung from an air leak, or fluid that has accumulated in the chest after surgery. In either case, you should contact your surgeon's office to be seen and to get another chest xr to look at the lung. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Under went cardiac cath after having astrok in wall of heart decreased e.F tl 32%..Good condition of arteries after installing pillars, i am47y?
LVEF after stenting: You clearly had a significant csrdiac event. I am not clear what result you cite for your ef - was it 32% after the stent? Healthy hearts generally have fractions in the 60-70% range. A good stent result will bump the pre-procedure fraction up about 5%. At age 47, you have been issued a heavy duty warning shot and you and your cardiologist will need to monitor it carefully. ...Read more
Can ssri's/snri's cause shortness of breath(shallow breathing) in heart patients. 2 stents in lad..Never had this problem before stents?
Not usual: Although ssris/snris don't generally cause breathing difficulty, one cannot exclude the possibility that you are having an atypical rxn. The only way to know is to stop the med temporarily, and then reintroduce it. Meanwhile, you need a stress test to be sure one of your stents isn't failing (developing "in-stent restenosis". ...Read more
Had a heart rate of 130 to 140 bpm lasted about 45 mins,never experienced this before no chest pain shortness of breath or dizziness cause?
My father had a heart attack which reduce ejection fraction to 35%.There after CABG wasdone as required still he feels shortness of breath, tiredness.
CABG Does Not Repair: CABG does not repair the heart, only bypasses portions of epicardial arteries, may ? limitations of blood supply due to luminal (phenobarbital) artery ds & likely induces additional heart muscle damage that further decreases pump efficiency. Heart muscle which has died does not grow back, is replaced with scar tissue. Best treat factors driving artery ds & add acei + Coreg + exercise in effort to ? heart strength. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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