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  • Lisa Salberg
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    Re: Ventricular Tach. and Atrial Tach.

    Cynthia wrote:
    sorry....in my previous reply re: V FIb....
    meant to say that the doctor said I probably have Atrial Tachtycardia
    The Artia is the top part of your heart -
    The Ventricle is the bottom part of your heart-

    Some arrythmias stay in only the top of the heart these are "atrial" arrythmias - -
    If you have Atrial arrythmias you should be on a blood thinner to help prevent a clot.

    Ventricular arrythmias are more dangerous and you may need to think about an ICD.


    I am sure that will spur on a question or two...

    Lisa

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  • cynthiaG
    started a topic Ventricular Tach. and Atrial Tach.

    Ventricular Tach. and Atrial Tach.

    what is the difference ...I iknow that one involves the ventricle and one the atria..

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