Heart Rhythm Community
Heart Pause and bradycardia during sleep
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to heart rhythm issues, arrhythmia, irregular heartbeat, implanted defibrillators, pacemakers, and tachycardia.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Heart Pause and bradycardia during sleep

I am a 55 y/o male with a history of MVP with severe regurgitation and asymptomatic. Recently I had a 24 hour holter monitor that recorded a 3 sec. pause and a heart rate of 37 b/m while sleeping. A few months ago a 2.5 sec. pause and heart rate of 33 was found on a holter.  My question is what does all this mean? What should be done next? Would the severe mitral valve prolapse have anything to do with the heart pauses and bradycardia? Should I have a pacemaker? I am considering Mitral valve repair surgery. Can that be done without addressing the pause and slow HR or should I have a pacemaker first?
My  cardiologist said the mitral regurgitation had not caused an enlarged left atrium and is watching it for now. My LVEF is 54% with grade 1 mild diastolic dysfunction. Should I have mitral repair and who is the absolute best Mitral valve repair surgeon?? Thank you.
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1423357_tn?1373023915
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
86819_tn?1378951092
Blank
Bromley
257552_tn?1404606154
Blank
Artaud
Pittsburgh, PA
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
1755089_tn?1376057155
Blank
drewlevas uploaded new photos
59 mins ago
6579347_tn?1388505968
Blank
mele48 Bleh. Why are mornings so ... Comment
10 hrs ago
6579347_tn?1388505968
Blank
mele48 uploaded a new photo
10 hrs ago
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1423357_tn?1373023915
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
86819_tn?1378951092
Blank
Bromley
257552_tn?1404606154
Blank
Artaud
Pittsburgh, PA