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What is the significance of an enlarged pulmonary vein?

What is the significance of an enlarged pulmonary vein?

Let me explain: Any of those could the cause. Pulmonary hypertension stenosis the abnormal narrowing of a passage in the body heart failure congenital heart disease. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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Would i survive if my pulmonary vein and pericardium tore?

Would i survive if my pulmonary vein and pericardium tore?

Pericardium? Yes: Pulmonary vein? Would be a very bad situation potentially depending upon setting. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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Is pulmonary vein isolation successful in treating paromxal atrillfibrillation ?

Is pulmonary vein isolation successful in treating paromxal atrillfibrillation ?

Complicated: The answer to this is complicated. In electrophysiologists who are well trained catheter ablation to create pulmonary vein isolation is reasonably successful if that is the focus of your af. There are procedural risks (cardiac damage, arrhythmia, stroke, pulmonary vein stenosis and others) and the success is not always permanent (af can come back even if there was initial success.). ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with pulmonary vein ablation?

What side effects are commonly associated with pulmonary vein ablation?

Talk to your doctor: This is a discussion you should have with treating physician. ...Read more

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What are the risks and complication of pulmonary vein isolation in afib and are there indicatiins incase of paroxysmal afib in 73 hypertensive male ?

What are the risks and complication of pulmonary vein isolation in afib and are there indicatiins incase of paroxysmal afib in 73 hypertensive male ?

Ablation: Ablation techniques for treatment of afib vary but the great majority of patients have no serious complications and have good results. A cardiologist, especially an ep specialist, will evaluate whether a patient is a good candidate for ablation therapy. ...Read more

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What does the pulmonary artery, pulmonary vein, pulmonary valve, tricuspid valve, do?

Wow,: Do u want 2b an md? The pulmonary artery takes the blood (that gave up the oxygen to the tissues in the body) from your right heart to the lungs. Oxygenated blood returns to the left heart via the 4 pulmonary veins. This is called the pulmonary circulation ( see google) pulmonary (in the p.Artery) and the tricuspid (between the 2 chambers of the right heart control the flow in this system. ...Read more

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What do the pulmonary veins do?

What do the pulmonary veins do?

Return blood: in most people, the pulmonary veins return oxygenated blood back to the left side of the heart so the heart can squeeze the blood out to be delivered to the entire body. In some cases, there is an abnormal communication of pulmonary vein(s) and they can deliver blood to the right side of the heart although this is abnormal. ...Read more

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How common or rare is it to have 2 of your 4 pulmonary veins combined or conjoined and why would this happen?

Anatomical variance: Of this sort is quite common, and some people will have anatomical variants that are significantly different, but of no consequence. ...Read more

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What would be the duty of pulmonary veins in heart?

1 duty, 1 problem: The pulmonary veins exist to bring the blood back from the lungs so it can be pumped to the rest of the body. The veins, however, have electrical properties that means they give extra heartbeats to some people, and on occasion even cause atrial fibrillation, in which case the veins must be modified so they do their job without causing extra trouble. ...Read more

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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more