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Can someone go out on permanent disability for 'heart flutter'?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Possible

It would depend on how disabling the symptoms are.
Ordinarily, flutter can be controlled with medication or even cured with ablation, so flutter itself, if properly treated, would ordinarily not be disabling (well unless you are an airplane pilot for instance). Whether someone gets social security disabilty is determined by certain criteria but you can get a hearing before a judge if you disagree.

In brief: Possible

It would depend on how disabling the symptoms are.
Ordinarily, flutter can be controlled with medication or even cured with ablation, so flutter itself, if properly treated, would ordinarily not be disabling (well unless you are an airplane pilot for instance). Whether someone gets social security disabilty is determined by certain criteria but you can get a hearing before a judge if you disagree.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

Unless we are talking about ventricular tachycardia with symptoms that is "untreatable" which is rare.

In brief: No

Unless we are talking about ventricular tachycardia with symptoms that is "untreatable" which is rare.
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