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V Tach Ablation
With and icd and ablation with no success v-tach. Do people still work or is it a death warrant. Please don't sugar coat this please be honest?
Too Complicated: Your question demands individualized answers and isn't terribly well formed. If you mean that a VT ablation was unsuccessful, that's not great but not necessarily fatal either. For patients with prior vt, there's about a 2%/yr chance they need the device, taking all comers. If you're having very frequent vt, get ahold of me and i'll name some places you can go for another attempt w/ top people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
VT vs VF: VT: an organized rhythm arising in the ventricle. VF: a disorganized rhythm with no effective pumping. Depending on various factors, VT may be tolerated for long periods. In some cases, VT is not tolerated or degenerates into VF. VF results in death in a few minutes. ...Read more
I have psoriasis and I'm only 20. I also have had episodes of V Tach. Could there be a link between these two?
I do not know of a: significant association between psoriasis and ventricular tachycardia. Are you certain you were told it is ventricular tachycardia and not supra ventricular tachycardia? Sometimes there is a concern with some of the medications given for psoriasis and provocation of arrhythmias but in the absence of something like long QT syndrome this should not be an issue for you. ...Read more
My dr said I have v-tach, but not the dangerous kind, i only have a spell once in a blue moon, how can it not be danergous ?
Maybe RV v-tach: Without knowing which tests were done and assuming all the appropriate tests done and your rhythm strips were reviewed by an eps dr , rt vent outflow tract VT for the most part is a low risk rythm and can be treated medically. Ablation can also be used for symptomatic pts. ...Read more