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Currently AF on dialysis

Currently in Citizen Hospital's ICU for last 6 days with AF and no urine output and daily dialysis. Her heartbeat is hovering above 120 consistently for 3 days. Briefly it went to sinus rhythm for 2 days but then again went back to AF after that.
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Dr. Ashish Srivastava Noida | General Physician
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Atrial fibrillation can occur due to some electrolyte disturbances which is common in kidney diseases
Other thing could be because of age related changes in heart
Echo should be done to see whether it's valvular AF or Non valvular AF
If AF persists rate control therapy along with anticoagulation is recommended
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AT can occur associated with any acute illness. Considering her age and renal failure she is at likely at a  very high risk situation which needs to be tackled first. AF rate can be controlled with beta blockers whenever it occurs. If AF is recurrent, should consider anticoagulation also.
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