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What Is The Role Of A Pacemaker After Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery
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
I wouldn't: With the respiratory effects of cannabis - i wouldn't. Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. Inhalation with marijuana is more prolonged & deeper than with tobacco with higher combustion temperatures. This leads to a carboxyhemoglobin concentration that is 5 x higher than tobacco. 3 x more tar is inhaled. It can lead to airway inflammation, wheezing & ^ sputum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Valve should not be an issue. The pacemaker, depending on settings, could detect the shake as arrythmia? Ask your doc to be sure of settings, and any defibrillator capacity. One may have a very good natural rhythym, and the pacemaker is backup-used infrequently more details from your doc and the device will help you! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Aortic valve replacement, and a pacemaker. 21. What alcohol is allowed? If in moderation, beer, liquor, wine? How about cannabis if vaporized?
How long should I wait after aortic valve replacement surgery to if it was replaced with a cow valve?
A valve is a structure that regulates the direction of flow. The heart is a special kind of pump. It moves blood by squeezing and relaxing. There are 4 chambers and each chamber has a valve. This keeps blood from moving backwards when the heart squeezes. When a chamber squeezes it lets the blood move forward but when the chamber is relaxed it prevents the blood from ...Read more
The aortic valve is one of 4 valves in the heart, each of which separates 2 cardiac chambers. It opens when blood is actively ejected from the left ventricle into the aorta artery, to be carried to the rest of the body. It then closes firmly to prevent blood from flowing backwards, while it passively continues to flow forward to body's vital organs. When next heartbeat ...Read more
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