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To Old To Operate On Heart Aneurysm
48 YEAR OLD MALE, MINOR LEAKY HEART VALVE, DOMINATE RIGHT ARTERY, NO OTHER SIGN OF HEART DISEASE. MONITOR 12 MONTHLY, WHEN WILL THEY OPERATE?
Heart valve: Given provided information an operation might be necessary in 52 years (!) ...Read more
Dissolution Therapy: If mom is having pain due to the gallstones and felt to be a poor candidate for surgery, it may be worth trying to dissolve the gallstones using medication (ursodiol). This is only suitable for small, non calcified stones and takes months to work. If she has a severe attack, an interventional radiologist can place a tube into the gallbladder to rx the blockage (percutaneous cholecystostomy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7 METS: There is no set limit for heart function reserve, but we generally like patients to have no active heart disease within the last 6 months and be able to exert themselves to a level of 7 metabolic equivalents. If you cannot or haven't done exercise to this level then additional testing may be necessary. Before surgery you will have a comprehensive eval to make sure that you are a good candidate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chances of surviving a heart aneurism? If an otherwise healthy woman in her 50's suffers a heart aneurysm, what are the odds of survival?
What is an aneurysm of the heart or an emlolism? My grandmother died yesterday because of this and wanted to know more about this condition please
Technically no: As the disease is not affecting the heart itself, it would be more precise to classify this is cardiovascular disease. It is a problem that would be addressed by a cardiologist, also known as a specialist in cardiovascular disease. It's just a matter of semantics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I, m 31, had stress test/ecogram of heart 4 months ago, signs were great. Can I develop an aortic aneurysm since then? I'v having mid chest/ back pain
Yes: Anything can develop. The stress test was a moment in time. However, a stress test looks for blockages in the coronary arteries of your heart, not an aortic aneurysm. Your symptoms could be an aneurysm. If you have personal or family risk factors for that, you need that evaluated. That can be done by angiography or ct. ...Read more
The day I had a scenario where my heart rate was pounding through my chest and unbelievably fast. I had a CT scan no aneurysm. Now I have i'm pain on the left side of my head. If I touched it just by touching my hair on that side I could feel it. What cou
Symptoms notPhysical: diagnoses. I do not understand the CT scan choice; an expensive X-Ray with radiation which is rarely useful vs. far more useful options. As a cardiologist, I can feel my heart in my chest on focus, or by gently pressing on my chest (in area called the PMI) 24/7. Symptoms (perceived in brain) & what is physically happening are 2 very different issues; yet used to sell public lots of expensive tests ...Read more
I'm having a CT heart angiogrami. I have been given ivabradine 5mg (mild asthma) i'm worried re my heart slowing down too much.I have brain aneurysm.
What to do if my brother had heart surgery 6 days ago for aneurysm, his aorta was about to burst and repaired yet however tp?
I put headphones in without realizing the sound was completely turned up all the way. Can loud sounds Cause a brain aneurysm to form? Or damage your heart?
Abnormalities : No, absolutely no damage to the brain or heart can occur. Stop worrying ...Read more
Very rare: I am no aware of a brain or heart aneurism cause by a sepsis or bacteremia by mrsa. Can cause endocarditis, meningitis and encephalitis. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy(broken heart syndrome) is a rare cause of heart failure. Usually cause by a very intense emotional event. Severe infection, by some reference, a very rare cause. With actual evidence base data, i will answer no to your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ok, is it possible to engage in vigorous physical activity with bad heart valve and or aortic aneurysm without experiencing symptoms?
Not likely: The cardiac valve problem, especially aortic or mitral, will cause shortness of breath issues which would make it unlikely to continue what your were doing. The aortic aneurysm would have little to no symptoms with activity. Doesn't mean that the aneurysm can't rupture, in which case your symptoms would be pain and likely death. Very unlikely to happen unless the aneurysm is greater than 5 cm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart tee results all were normal but found atrial septal aneurysm, diastolic dysfun present. What these mean. Any concerns or further action needed.?
This morning I had sex. with my girlfriend for about 35 minutes and it was really intense and my heart was basically pounding through my chest. My question is it's been about an hours and I still have a headache, is it possible that it is an aneurysm?
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