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Aortic Valve Replacement - Atrial Fibrillation Complications

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  • Aortic Valve Replacement
    In an aortic valve replacement, the aortic valve is replaced with a manmade valve or a valve from an animal. This eMedTV article takes a detailed look at what this procedure entails and discusses possible complications.
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
    This video clip explains what happens during an aortic valve replacement.
  • Aortic Valve Replacement - Presentation Summary
    This clip offers a summary of aortic valve replacement.
  • Aortic Valve Replacement and Moving to the Operating Room
    For people about to undergo aortic valve replacement surgery, moving to the operating room can be stressful. This eMedTV site provides information about what to expect to see and hear in the operating room prior to aortic valve replacement surgery.
  • Aortic Valve Replacement Anesthesia
    The most commonly used anesthesia for aortic valve replacement is general anesthesia. This section of the eMedTV library discusses how anesthesia is administered for aortic valve replacement surgery.
  • Aortic Valve Replacement Complications
    Examples of minor aortic valve replacement complications include nausea and vomiting and allergic skin reactions. This eMedTV resource also describes major complications of aortic valve replacement, such as heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure.
  • Aortic Valve Replacement Expectations
    In most cases, aortic valve replacement expectations are for a fairly quick recovery and improved symptoms. But as this eMedTV article explains, aortic valve replacement expectations vary, depending on factors such as your overall health.
  • Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery
    This eMedTV article offers a detailed description of the steps involved in surgery for aortic valve replacement. This article looks at the many steps involved with the surgery, including information on recovering from the procedure.
  • Arrhythmia
    This video segment explains arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat.
  • Arrhythmia Types -- Bradyarrhythmia (Slow Heart Rhythm)
    This interactive video clip provides an overview of bradyarrhythmia, including what it is and complications.
  • Arrhythmias
    This video segment explains arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat.
  • Arterias Bloqueadas (cabg)
    Ahora que ha visto cómo funciona un corazón sano, veamos lo que sucede cuando las arterias coronarias se estrechan o bloquean.
  • Atrial Fabrillation
    This part of the eMedTV library provides a brief overview of atrial fibrillation (a type of abnormal heart rhythm), including a description of what causes it and how it is treated. Atrial fabrillation is a common misspelling of atrial fibrillation.
  • Atrial Fibrallation
    This eMedTV article highlights atrial fibrillation -- a type of abnormal heart rhythm -- explaining that the condition cannot be cured, but can usually be managed well. Atrial fibrallation is a common misspelling of atrial fibrillation.
  • Atrial Fibrilation
    Atrial fibrillation is a type of abnormal heart rhythm. As this eMedTV page explains, it is characterized by the heart beating either slower or faster than usual. Atrial fibrilation is a common misspelling of atrial fibrillation.
  • Atrial Fibrillation
    Atrial fibrillation is when the heart beats irregularly -- it is not a heart attack. This segment from the eMedTV library explains this medical condition in detail, with information on how it is diagnosed and treated, possible risk factors, and more.
  • Atrial Fibrillation Articles
    This eMedTV resource includes articles on atrial fibrillation, a condition in which the heart beats either faster or slower than normal. These articles are meant to give a brief overview, covering topics such as symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Atrial Fibrillation Complications
    Serious complications of atrial fibrillation include blood clots and congestive heart failure. This eMedTV article provides detailed descriptions of these and other complications, such as strokes and pulmonary embolisms.
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