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Do you treat vagal afib differently?

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Dr. Jay Dinerman
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Although it theoretically makes sense to use anti arrhythmic medications which target the parasympathetic (vagal) nervous system, studies don't seem to show a difference in success using this approach.

In brief: No

Although it theoretically makes sense to use anti arrhythmic medications which target the parasympathetic (vagal) nervous system, studies don't seem to show a difference in success using this approach.
Dr. Jay Dinerman
Dr. Jay Dinerman
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Dr. Carlos Orrego
Avoid excessive bradycardia
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Than others?

Yes, a fib can occur for many reasons.
If the cause is vagal overstimulation, then treatment is different than if af was post-op, or due to sick cardiac muscle, or adrenergic overactivity. See http://www.A-fib.Com/vagala-fib.Htm#1.

In brief: Than others?

Yes, a fib can occur for many reasons.
If the cause is vagal overstimulation, then treatment is different than if af was post-op, or due to sick cardiac muscle, or adrenergic overactivity. See http://www.A-fib.Com/vagala-fib.Htm#1.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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