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Is myocardial infarction more likely with premature ventricular contractions happening?
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Possibly
Depends if pvcs are becoming more frequent .
.. Can potentially lead to ventricular tachycardia and possibly ventricular fibrillation, the latter essentially is cardiac arrest ...

In brief: Possibly
Depends if pvcs are becoming more frequent .
.. Can potentially lead to ventricular tachycardia and possibly ventricular fibrillation, the latter essentially is cardiac arrest ...
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
In brief: PVCs and MI
Premature ventricular contractions mean that there is irritability in the heart muscle and normal heart rhythm which starts from high up in the atria is inturrupted in some beats and those beats are originating in the ventricle.
Bot it does not mean that it is directly due to mi.But you can get pvcs with mi.Occasional pvcs are not serious but if it comes from many foci and in runs it can be seriou.

In brief: PVCs and MI
Premature ventricular contractions mean that there is irritability in the heart muscle and normal heart rhythm which starts from high up in the atria is inturrupted in some beats and those beats are originating in the ventricle.
Bot it does not mean that it is directly due to mi.But you can get pvcs with mi.Occasional pvcs are not serious but if it comes from many foci and in runs it can be seriou.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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