Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
still in A-Fib
Well I was the hospital for A-Fib....22 days ago.
Went yesterday for the dr to do cardio conversion but my blood was too thick
I will double up on Coumdin until Monday...go for blood test....
This is getting to be very stressful

Ma63

Cancel
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
612551 tn?1450025775
I take "cardio conversion" to be a electro-cardioversion (electric shock) or medication, which?

The electro cardioversion is usually effective if there are no complications.

The shock does a stop/restart of the heart, I believe, and that makes a clot possible, thus the blood thinner (anticoagulant) is necessary for safety.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
Yes it will be the electric shock
I'm still on cardizem, dioxgen ..rythmol. but no change

He said he will talk to me about the ablation also


Thanks, Ma63
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
Well I had my blood checked today....way too thin   ...still in A-fib..LAst week...too thick

Does anyone know if they will do the electro cardioconversion if your blood is too thin
Thanks,
Ma63
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1807132 tn?1318747197
Blank
MichelleP_3811
Chicago, IL
995271 tn?1463927859
Blank
itdood
PA
1423357 tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
Avatar f tn
Blank
CFS56
12492606 tn?1459877633
Blank
researcher09
CA
Avatar f tn
Blank
kaylamt
Recent Activity
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1807132 tn?1318747197
Blank
MichelleP_3811
Chicago, IL
995271 tn?1463927859
Blank
itdood
PA
1423357 tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
Avatar f tn
Blank
CFS56
12492606 tn?1459877633
Blank
researcher09
CA
Avatar f tn
Blank
kaylamt