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What type of arrhythmia were you diagnosed with?
hello- in order for me to assist you, What type of arrhythmia were you diagnosed with?
Trifasicular block and coronary artery disease
Did you faint?
After angiogram they put trifascular block and coronary artery disease
ok, but did you pass out?
They put trifasicular block and coronary artery disease
I understand. Did you faint ?
At any point from this?
No but almost strong willpower I guess!
Ha ha!. Well, the term trifascicular block is rather confusing. Because blockage of all three fascicules would be a complete heart block and this definitely requires a pacemaker. Trifascicular block is is the combination of a right bundle branch block, left anterior or posterior fascicular block and a first degree AV block (prolonged PR interval). The term “trifascicular block” is a misnomer term since the AV node itself is not a fascicle.
Progression of chronic bifascicular block and bifascicular block with a prolonged PR interval to complete heart block is probably infrequent. One large study followed 554 such patients and noted that 1 percent per year progressed to complete heart block
so, you do NOT need a pacemaker at present
If you fainted, you would. But if you are asymptomatic, you do not. While a trifascicular block itself does not require any treatment, high doses of AV blocking agents (like calcium channel blockers, beta blockers) likely should be avoided
The appropriate treatment is medication, plus the 7 day tape (the holter monitor) and close follow up
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Yes taking shorthand notes of your comments and want to ask you if it's normal to feel so tired and listless. Iam normally a 'whirling dervish'and suppose that now I need to take li fe a little more slowly what do you think?
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Yes, it is TOTALLY normal to feel tired after an angiogram. Your body went through a lot!
In fact, many hospitals have 'cardiac rehabilitation' services just for this
your body can get quite deconditioned
Don't stress about it. Give yourself some time to get back
It may take weeks. It may take months. But it will get better.
It is also a little depressing psychologically- for someone who was rather active before- so consider this as well.
that can also take a toll on you
Use this time to reprioritize, read a book you always wanted to get through and get in contact with some friends and family you never have time for
I much appreciate your close attention to detail but I would just say that I am very new to. This iPad lark and wonder how to cut and paste,any tips?
hold your finger down and then choose select all
then open up another program like word or even a mail program and then choose paste
or you can save to your clipboard
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