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Re: supra ventricular tachycardia symptoms

Re: supra ventricular tachycardia symptoms

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Posted by April on August 07, 2000 at 02:30:41:

In Reply to: Re: supra ventricular tachycardia symptoms posted by Claudia on August 05, 2000 at 21:22:19:


:Mare and Claudia :
I work with Electrophysiologist who specialize in patients that have your concerns. Are you seeing a Electrophysiologist or a Cardiologist? I am just a consultant that works with the Physcians to discuss the latest products to help their patients. These products allow the electrophysiologist to ablate the svt. Research is now showing these ablations are 86-99% successful depending on the type of ablation. After the ablation most patients are cured. No more drugs.
You may want to check out the web site www.Naspe.com
that is the web site for this speciality.

It is amazing to me more Doctors don't send their patients to receive ablations. In most areas the procedure takes 2-4 hours, the patient is usually
lightly sediated...some patients talk through out the procedure others rather be asleep. Most patients go home the same day.

It's funny my family doctor didn't realize you could ablate flutter. E.P. doctors have been successfully ablating flutter for five years.

Any way, I see so many happy people after they are cured. I would hate it if either of you would have to remain on drugs.

Also, Check with your University Hospitals ask to speak to an Electrophysioloist. You can find them usually in the "Cath Lab" or in Large Towns in the
E.P.S. Lab(Electrophsiology Lab)

Also, as with any field of medicine there are some
that are better than others, ask the Nurses that work in these areas who a good E.P. would be. Nurse usually tell it to you straight.

Just one more thought, there is a little device
that one of the Large heart companies makes
that you wear for a month. It can document what time, how often the patient is getting the arrthymia. This is helpful in helping the doctor make a correct decision,if the arrthymia does
not show up on the Holter.

Good Luck.





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