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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

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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.
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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
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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
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