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What Is The Surgical Procedure To Fix A Heart Flutter
Ablation: Ablation is a technique performed in in electrophysiology laboratory where the electrical behavior of the heart is mechanically altered. Although this is an invasive procedure, it is not technically surgery. Early in the history of ablation, surgical ablation was performed. Now that the percutaneous techniques have been refined, surgery is rarely performed for atrial flutter.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Postop arrhythmias: Heart palpitations postop for noncardiac surgery could signify atrial or ventricular arrhythmias. Sustained palpitations could suggest atrial fibrillation if the rhythm is irregularly irregular. Sustained fast heart rates could be svt or vt. Electrolyte and fluid flux abnormalities, coupled with increased adrenergic tone and sleep cycle abnormalities. ...Read more
My motherinlaw had heart palpitations then a surgery to be monitored and told to stay off her feet then developed a blood clot what could cause this?
What is the procedure for heart ablation
things I should worry about I need to know prior to surgery?
Must know risks, etc: Any invasive body procedure must, by law, be discussed with you beforehand. U need to know what u have, what the procedure will hopefully correct, how often the procedure does not work, what are the potential risks (including fataliities). There are a number of indications for ablation, most common atrial fibrillation. It involves cutting nerve fibers in specific areas of heart. Informed consent. ...Read more
Depends on operation: Heart transplant; sternotomy, institution cardiopulmonary bypass bi caval cannulation after suitable replacement heart in room, clamp&transect aorta, pulmonary artery, amputate ventricles on atrial side of av groove, anastomose new heart to atrial cuffs 3-0 prolene, aortic anastomosis 4-0 prolene, then pulmonary atery anastomosis, release cross clamp, wean off cardiopulmonary bypass, dry&close up. ...Read more
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