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Treatment Of Aberrant Nodal Pacemaker
I recently had a nodal ablation and permanent pacemaker implant for afib relief. I still feel flutter, would additional drug treatment help?
A pacemaker is a device which sends electrical signals to the heart triggering heartbeats when needed. There are many ways to implant and configure a pacemaker; it may beat the top chambers (atria), lower chambers (ventricles) or both. Some systems stimulate both the left and right ventricles together. Pacemakers generally treat abnormally slow heart rhythms and certain ...Read more
Can I still avoid a pacemaker with AV block 2nd Degree, Mobitz II? Or it is the only treatment available?
A patient with an artificial mitral valve and pacemaker leaving the hospital after 82 days, should they received life time treatment t of ampicillin?
Endocarditis: The combination of ampicillen and gentamycin can be an effective treatment for enterococcal endocarditis. ...Read more
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What does it mean if a patient with a heart pacemaker received antibiotic therapy for streptococcal bacteremia.?
Infection prevention: Results of the present meta-analysis suggest that systemic antibiotic prophylaxis significantly reduces the incidence of potentially serious infective complications after permanent pacemaker implantation. They support the use of prophylactic antibiotics at the time of pacemaker insertion to prevent short-term pocket infection, skin erosion or septicemia. ...Read more
Had a block before and had a stunt before. Now diagnosed LBBB, what treatment is suggested, have borderline diabetes and on medicine. Is it safe to get a pace maker.
Cardiac issues: One can have an electrical and/or vascular block ,if either is severe enough treatment can involve respectively a pacemaker or stent ,both procedures incur a small risk, worthwhile if the risk of not undergoing the procedure exceeds that of the procedure itself.. LBBB only needs treatment if certain criteria are met. ...Read more
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