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Ventricular Flutter Treatment
Regular vs Irregular: A-fib is very irregular conduction to the ventricles whereas a-flutter is more regular conduction. The p-waves on ekg during flutter are characteristric in appearance looking sawtooth whereas in a-fib, they are sometimes very hard to find. The right atrium is where the sa node generates the impulse for conduction. In the case of a-fib/flutter, other heart tissue is also conducting very fast. ...Read more
Depends... : Treatment of a flutter depends on the type of flutter (typical or atypical), whether it's the 1st episode, the age of the patient, the presence or absence of underlying heart disease, and patient's personal preferences (more medications vs. Procedural approach (ablation). Ablation is an excellent option for typical flutter. You should discuss this with your doctor or an electrophysiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Atrial flutter what effective treatment do you advice also with left brendle branch block thank you?
Meds: Many meds can be effective -- talk with your cardiologist -- you also may need to be on anticoagulation. ...Read more
May atrial flutter can be normal for forever with shock cardioversion treatment? or it just temporaly?
Unlikely a problem: Hi matthew, a fluttering feeling in the chest is a very common symptom and at the age of 17 likely indicates extra heart beats as opposed to atrial fibrillation, a condition that might require blood thinners. This may be related to anxiety in which a beta blocker could be very helpful. You should consult a physician if it increases in frequency, duration, severity or persists. Dr. Charles, coach md. ...Read more
I recently had a nodal ablation and permanent pacemaker implant for afib relief. I still feel flutter, would additional drug treatment help?
In ER for asthma while on monitor they said i had a short run of ventricular fibrillation it stooped felt flutter in chest. Ovrnight no more. Worry?
Dr. F. discussed: acute care. At the time of discharge from the NICu, an MRI of the brain is most predictive of outcome. The NICU will give you contact info for your state's Early Intervention Program. Enroll your baby & start services right away, even though you probably won't see any signs of motor impairment, as Occupational & Physical Therapy can minimize development of abnormal motor patterns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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