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If atrial fibrillation, after aortic valve replacement (in female 79), how is this usually corrected? Bisoprolol, metoprolol , sotalol already tried.

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Dr. James Chapman
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In brief: Cardioversion?

Initially with rate control and anti-coagulation.
If the atrial fibrillation is causing you symptoms, then a controlled and timed shock to the heart, called cardioversion, can be administrated tito regulate your heart. This is an outpatient procedure. Discuss with your doctor.

In brief: Cardioversion?

Initially with rate control and anti-coagulation.
If the atrial fibrillation is causing you symptoms, then a controlled and timed shock to the heart, called cardioversion, can be administrated tito regulate your heart. This is an outpatient procedure. Discuss with your doctor.
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In brief: Drugs

Amiodarone electrical cardio version anticoagulation and time and spontaneous conversion, or electrical conversion.
If never before the surgery, good chance of reversal.

In brief: Drugs

Amiodarone electrical cardio version anticoagulation and time and spontaneous conversion, or electrical conversion.
If never before the surgery, good chance of reversal.
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