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Why does my heart flutter after I had a triple bypass?

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In brief: Common

It may feel like fluttering since heart sac disrupted.
It may really have flutter or atrial fibrillation or pvcs or other arrhythmias after heart surgery. About 1/3 of patients do and most get over it by 6 week followup.

In brief: Common

It may feel like fluttering since heart sac disrupted.
It may really have flutter or atrial fibrillation or pvcs or other arrhythmias after heart surgery. About 1/3 of patients do and most get over it by 6 week followup.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Bypass pts often

Bypass ptshave a irritable heart after surgery this can cause irreg heart rythm called atrial flutter or atrial fib.
This is usually transient but can be permanant.

In brief: Bypass pts often

Bypass ptshave a irritable heart after surgery this can cause irreg heart rythm called atrial flutter or atrial fib.
This is usually transient but can be permanant.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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