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    gailci posted:
    July 19, 2012 I had my 4th heart ablation. And was forced to go onto a heart drug called Dilitzem 120mg because the PA informed me that if I dont try it, this doctor will not be able to do anymore procedures. I did try, it stopped the palpitations(or at least I couldnt feel them) but instructions to take my blood presure 3x a day, I did and most days my reading were 111/107 heart 135. I took myself off of the drug, becuse this doctors PA didnt read how ultra sensative Im to "drugs". Plus I told the doctor should they use a probe(?) to destroy the fast heart rates my heart will enlarge/swell indicating that there is no more fast heart beats and that she will need another doctor to assist. because my heart will play "hide m sneak". I know I am not a doctor but since 2007 I do believe I know what my body does.
    Well they think it may be behind the heart not all in front of the heart.

    What solid advantages would I have if I suggest a Maze procedure?
    thank you again and again for your patience and knowledge. I get my courage from all of you.
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    cardiostarusa1 responded:
    Hi:


    "What solid advantages would I have if I suggest a Maze procedure"

    Looking back a few months ago, you said that you've been told that supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), at times, goes into a-fib for a short time, but you do know now that the MAZE procedure, and any variation thereof, including the paracardioscopic EX-MAZE (PEX) minimally invasive procedure, which makes a "maze-like" pattern specifically on the atria, is intended to treat and cure chronic or persistent atrial fibrillation.

    .Take extra-extra good care,

    CardioStar*

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    It's your future......be there.
     
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    gailci replied to cardiostarusa1's response:
    Im sorry but this time I dont understand your reply.
    In my opinion I have done all the correct things to do. eat healthy, exercise, vanish salt, alcohol. The only thing that is interfering with my life is the crazy heart palipations. I have always been 100% truthful on what I have been told.

    I honestly do not understand why this heart issue is being abnormal for the normal cardiologist.

    For the past 6 yrs I have done my best not fail myself and to be complete control on my heart and making sure I do alll that I can to keep it semi-livable
    thank you again
     
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    cardiostarusa1 replied to gailci's response:
    Ok, you had asked:

    "What solid advantages would I have if I suggest a Maze procedure?"

    There would be none, unless you are currently experiencng chronic or persistent atrial fibrillation, in which the MAZE procedure was specifically developed to treat.

    CardioStar*


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