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Doctor insights on: Ventricular Extrasystoles

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What causes ventricular irrabitlity?

What causes ventricular irrabitlity?

Ventricular irritab: Assuming you are referring to pvc's or premature ventricular contractions - besides myocardial ischemia the most common cause i see is caffeine ingestion - followed by stimulant ingestion ie pseudofed. Cocaine and other illicit drugs as well as add drugs can cause irritability as well. Elimination of these will generally solve the problem if not its time to see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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What would cause ventricular irrability?

What would cause ventricular irrability?

Cellular level: Irritability refers to enhanced ability of the heart cells to generate an electrical impulse (known as action potential). This happens when a substance referred to as cyclic amp increases in the heart cell causing increased entry of calcium into the cell. With increased calcium, the heart cell both fire impulses rapidly as well as contract vigorously. I will go over some of the causes next. ...Read more

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What is a third ventricular cysternostomy ?

What is a third ventricular cysternostomy ?

Triggers: Allergic symptoms are triggered by things like pollen, dust mites, and pet dander; vasomotor rhinitis is more likely to be triggered by cold or by eating, with no allergen. ...Read more

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How do you assess left ventricular function?

Echocardiogram: This is most commonly done with an echocardiogram, an ultrasound of the heart. It is also assessed when dye is injected into the heart at the time of a cardiac catheterization or by the injection of radioactive substances into the heart, which is commonly done as part of a stress test. ...Read more

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Is there any surgery available to cure extrasystole?

Is there any surgery available to cure extrasystole?

Extrasystole: Extrasystole is extra heart beat if isolated no. Avoid stimulants like caffeine. As alternative there are arythmias that can be addressed with ep studies and abnormal area can be ablated. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ventricular foramen ovale problems?

What are the symptoms of ventricular foramen ovale problems?

Foramen Ovale: A foramen ovale (pfo) is a small hole between the two upper chambers of the heart. It exists as part of the "fetal circulation, " when babies are inside, lungs are full of amniotic fluid. The pfo allows oxygenated blood returning from the placenta to cross into the left atrium. Pfos usually close, however if they do not there is a very small risk for a stroke or tia. Most people have no symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some things that I can do to overcome extrasystole?

What are some things that I can do to overcome extrasystole?

PVC,: Sometimes they are the beginning of atrail fib. In general caffeine, alcohol and food allergies can trigger them as can insomnia, anxiety and rushing around. Atrial wxtrasystoles are not considered as serious as ventricular ones. Almost everyone has a rare or occasional extrasystole and it should be ignored. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have accelerated ventricular av conduction?

Abnormal heart rhyth: It means that the heart is not beating in sinus rhythm. The normal conduction is not present. The person is likely being seen by a cardiologist who will decide how best to treat. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of a Well preserved left ventricular function.. Many thanks..

What is the meaning of a Well preserved left ventricular function.. Many thanks..

Ejection fraction: The left ventricle exists to pump blood throughout the body. During each heartbeat, the ventricle pumps a certain fraction of the blood it receives. A well preserved function means that the ventricle is maintaining its ability to pump blood efficiently throughout the cardiovascular system. During heart failure, the ventricle typically loses this ability. ...Read more

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From where I will get detailed information of e.C.G. Changes in left ventricular failure?

From where I will get detailed information of e.C.G. Changes in left ventricular failure?

No where : Lv failure (i assume you mean reduced pumping power) does not result in any specific ECG findings. In fact, the ECG can look completely normal! on the other hand, in many patients, a whole range of abnormalities can be seen, including evidence of prior heart attacks (myocardial infarctions), conduction system disease, thickening of the heart muscle (hypertrophy), etc. See your doctor. ...Read more