Heart Rhythm Community
Surgery w/ history of bigeminy
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

Surgery w/ history of bigeminy

Can you have anesthesia for an elective surgery w/bigeminy?
Related Discussions
5 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
367994_tn?1304957193
There is some risk for cardiac arrhythmias during general anaesthesia and the finding for the most commonest arrhythmia to be ventricular bigeminy. Your doctor would be the best source for the risk you may have based on your general health, etc.
Blank
612551_tn?1247839157
I don't know about bigeminy, that's not one of my heart problems, yet.  But I have had anesthesia many times, including for several hours for open heart surgery.  I don't remember any concern by my doctors about my atrial fibrillation and being under an anesthesia.

I agree, and assume your doctor/surgeon knows all your heath issues/concerns and medications. That's were your best answer is.
Blank
612551_tn?1247839157
I just read you detail post on the question and it seems the anesthesiologist see a specific risk.  It is news to me to learn they have the authority to stop an operation/surgery when the surgeon and consulting cardiologist say go ahead.  

I understand your dilemma,  and assume the anesthesiologist is "the expert" in this case.  It may be that a full hospital environment would remove the concerns, that is you still have to get an anesthesiologist to administer for your surgery.  I'd be sure the anesthesiologist explicitly knows about your bigeminy and does not see it as a stop.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
257552_tn?1404606154
Blank
Artaud
Pittsburgh, PA
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
86819_tn?1378951092
Blank
Bromley
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Jonnieray is SICK OF PALPITATIONS! Comment
17 hrs ago
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
Dietary Fat Increases Vitamin D-3 A...
18 hrs ago by gymdandee
242912_tn?1402547092
Blank
Jade59 commented on photo
Nov 25
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
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
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
257552_tn?1404606154
Blank
Artaud
Pittsburgh, PA
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
86819_tn?1378951092
Blank
Bromley