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What Is Multiform Pvcs
Multiple foci: Multiform pvcs are premature ventricular contractions originating from different parts of the ventricle. Each point-of-origin will have a unique form on an ekg. This can be dangerous if it causes tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. If this is you, you should be under the care of a cardiologist. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have multiform pvcs. I am seeing an ep he says they are benign, but they scare me. should I get a second opinion? I'm scared it will turn vt or vf
EP are experts: If you would like a second opinion, see another ep. Make sure to bring complete records and test results. You're already seeing the expert-level docs in this. As anesthesiologist, i would be very interested in a note from ep summarizing findings and test reports if you ever needed anesthesia services. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
PVC: Hi, the mutifocal PVC originates from different foci in Ventricle and therefore the QRSs are having different shape and voltage and it;s more dangerous because the ventricle is hyper excitable , the multiform PVC originates from one focus but the QRSs have different shape and voltage. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
PVC ablation: Hi, Yes if the PVCs are frequent and causing symptoms and decrease the quality of the life after a comprehensive evaluation including ECG, holter monitoring, TTE and possible Cardiac MRI, ablation could be considered as it's very safe and outcome is great, they map the heart to find the foci of the PVCs and then they ablate them, consult an EP doctor. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Not necessarily: There are a couple of issues here: many people could mistake pacs with abnormal conduction for pvcs. Wpw is not by itself a problem with the lower chamber, so the pvcs should not imply any more danger than pvcs by themselves. That said, some conditions are associated with both WPW and pvcs and require further evaluation. I recommend a visit with a skilled electrophysiologist. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Ablation: Hi, i think I answer your question last night, PVCs could cause dizziness, syncope and decrease quality of life and also decrease heart functionality, if the patient doesn't respond to medical management or the patient cannot tolerate medication then Ablation is offered which is very safe and treat the focus in heart that creates the PVCs and therefore improves the symptoms, quality of life and ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Depends: If you have had tests done to show no coronary artery disease(stress test), and no heart valve or heart muscle disease (such as an echocardiogram ), frequently no treatment for multifocal pvc's is necessary.If, however, you have significant symptoms, such as marked palpitations or fainting, medications such as beta blockers can be used.Your doctor can decide this for you. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have had pvcs for most of my life. Now I have high blood pressure too. Are the multiform pvcs dangerous now?
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