What is Cardioversion?

Cardioversion is a procedure done in cases of arrhythmias. Arrhythmias are caused by abnormal passage of electrical impulses in the heart. Cardioversion inhibits the abnormal passage of electrical signals in the heart.

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My husband was in afib his dr did a cardioversion procedure on him and it worked for about a week he was on multac , well he then he was sent to...

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Dear patient,

I recommend that indeed, if a cardioversion is to be attempted, he has to be with a good INR with warfarin for at least 3 weeks prior...

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I have been recently having some eye problems and I saw a eye doctor and was told that the veins in my eyes are crossed over each other and could...

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It seems from the history that you are having thickening of the retinal vessels. This is seen in systemic disease line hypertension....

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can you have a cardioversion done if you have pacemaker?

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Brief Answer:
Possible with modern dual-chamber pacemakers

Detailed Answer:
Cardioversion for atrial fibrillation was considered...

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