Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (Icds)

The ICDs are used to keep a track of the heart rhythm of the patient in a constant manner. Anti-bradycardia pacing or a provision of back-up pacing is performed in case the heart beats are too low. Patients with congenital heart disorders are provided with ICDs to prevent any sudden cardiac arrest.

The ICDs are used to keep a track of the heart rhythm of the patient in a constant manner. Anti-bradycardia pacing or a provision of back-up pacing is performed in case the heart beats are too low. Patients with congenital heart disorders are provide ... More

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Chest pain

I have chest pain from last 5 months I id all rlevent test for heart ( ecg , 2d echo, stress test) all year are normal. So what will be the reason behind such pain Age - 28 yrs Weight -84 Kgs Height - 174 Cms.


LVEF is 40% in 2D however post CT angiogram doctor told coronaries are normal with slow blood flow to heart and advised normal medical management. How to improve the blood pumping now to heart

Burn,poking sense in hear

My father had attach 7 months and 2 stent were placed in LAD and LCX. from then he is having some pain and when we met the cadiologist he said its muscle pain and asked him go to regular work. From past 20 days he is getting burning sensation in the heart and after he compeltes his morning walk and rests down for few mins and it goes off. Today when we met his doctor he told that angiogram should be done since there might be new blocks formed in the stent or other areas. Does heart burn relate to block in heart valves and should angiogram be performed. Is it a gastric problem.

Face warm n pain left arm

Sir my bp is normal at day time but at night it spikes up to 140/90 150/90 I pain sharp pain in my chest sometimes and smthng heavy i feel something moving in my left hypochondrium region and feel pain...i thought its acidity but it is felt if i lye on left just 26 yrs old What may be the cause of high bp at night only ?? Which test i should perform for this ?? My ecg and echo is normal Plz suggest me the tests i shud check ? Laboratory tests n others ?

Pain in chest/heart

I have been experiencing alot of pain in chest in the left side close to heart, i checked my bp twice and it was close to 160 and cholesterol was 233. i started taking medicine for cholesterol but then i visited another doctor and he stopped my cholesterol medication and started bp medication but still the pain is there and i have started losing my concentration in almost all the daily activities because of the pain. Breathing is normal but pain is consistent, it gets worse when i go to movie theaters or any kind of loud party . Please advise. (Ecg came normal too)

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