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What Are The Dangers Of Having A Pacemaker
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
How many seconds is the length of the pause categorized dangerous and must wear a pacemaker?? sometimes i was pause when my heart fibrilation.
ACCF recommendations: Generally, if there is a sustained P wave duration (long first beat) of more than 120msec, atrial pacing is recommended in this situation. But the American College of Cardiology Foundation recommends that permanent pacing is not recommended to prevent Afib in the absence of another indication for a pacemaker, but does recommend one for patients with Afib and slow heart rate ( ...Read more
I was pause for 7 seconds when my heart fibrilation. is it dangerous? whether requiring a pacemaker? thank you
If with symptoms: A pause of 7 seconds is long enough for some people to case symptoms of weakness,dizziness ,etc particularly if it is happening regularly. A pacemaker would help in this instance but it is just that. It prevents the heart from slowing but it does not make the heart any stronger. The Atrial Fibrillation however has more serious consequences like Stroke and requires more attention ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is irregular heart beat dangerous I have a pacemaker implated in my chest dulbander do I have a chance of removing in the future .
Yes and no: Irregular heart beats, depending on the nature (not simple pac's or pvc's) are risks for stroke, or syncope. You must have had a severe on as you had a pacemaker placed. If before the pacer, rhythm medicines have been tried or the problem was severe enough to warrant need for pacer, you will not be able to have it removed and do well with the problem under control. ...Read more
Heart device.: A cardiac pacemaker is a device that is implanted in the chest to permanently regulate heartbeat rhythms. The pacemaker monitors the heartbeat to make sure it is not beating too slowly, and when necessary transmits electric pulses to the heart to increase the heartbeat pace. Pacemakers are periodically replaced every several years when the battery runs out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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