Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (Icds)

Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators or ICDs are used by doctors to treat conditions such as ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation, which are the two life-threatening kinds of irregular heart rhythms. Anti-bradycardia pacing or a provision of back-up pacing is performed in case the heart beats are too low. Patients who have just survived a cardiac arrest are implanted with ICDs to monitor the condition of their heart.

Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators or ICDs are used by doctors to treat conditions such as ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation, which are the two life-threatening kinds of irregular heart rhythms. Anti-bradycardia pacing or a pr ... More

Health Q&A
Tachycardia

I got 2 episodes of tachycardia with in a year. Rfa was failed due to heart muscle thickening. After that single chamber ICD was implanted few days back. Pl advice me precautions and food habits. How long can I live

Chest pain

Dr Parneesh, TMT is done and it is negative but I did not get the answer that why I am having pain. I also suffers from headache. Pl help

Hs-CRP - 5.9

Did a regular blood check, Hs-CRP was 5.9 and Platelet count was 416. Anything to worry about? Should I consult a physician? I am having BP and taking Tazloc TRio 80 everyday. 2d Echo, TMT Test and ECG were normal. I joined a gym, while doing cardio my heart rate shows on the higher side. (>150) Please guide. Thank You

Bp n weight gain

I have bp issue since 1 year now.started with s numlo but had to stop coz of swelling in legs..then started with eritel 40 mg for few months now i m on tablet eritel 20mg since 2 months...my concern is i have been putting on weight since diagnosed with blood pressure ..i feel may b its coz of eritel tablets

Problem in breathing

My father got 2 small attack on 22nd Nov and by same night he got major attack. After 36 hours around patient has been shifted from dhanbad to Kolkata hospital. On 28th angioplasty has been done. he had 90% blockage in main vessel. One stent they have put..he got discharged on 1st but again he has been admitted in hospital on 2nd as water has filled near lungs and heart and he was not able to breath at all. He was in CCU for next 7 days and he got discharged on 13th Dec. Recently blood test has been done for BNP( BNP was 956), potassium 2.4 serum creatinine 1.84..doctor has changed the medicine for 2-3 days...now he is taking concor 1.25 mg, prax 10 mg, eptus 50 mg, ivabrad 5 mg, ecosprin 75 mg, aztor 10 mg, potklor, febutaz 40 mg as uric acid was high, ...but since yesterday he has difficulty in breathing, he can't sleep...what to do?

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