Advances in the treatment of arrhythmias: Doctor Claudio Militello in conversation with Doctor Furman

Advances in the treatment of arrhythmias: Doctor Claudio Militello in conversation with Doctor Furman
Advances in the treatment of arrhythmias: Doctor Claudio Militello in conversation with Doctor Furman

Great medical professionals often talk at Dr. Furman’s table and this is no exception. The interventional cardiologist Claudio Militello explained what the advances are to treat – and almost always solve – cardiac arrhythmias, which are failures of the heart’s electrical system, which can profoundly affect the quality of life and may not be detected for years.

Interventional cardiology is a specialty of cardiology that uses catheterization – which only requires a small puncture in the thigh – and through cameras and instruments, performs procedures directly on the heart, with very short hospital stays and low risk. “Patients are usually hospitalized for 8 to 10 hours, the next day they can go out for a walk and a week later they can play sports”explains Dr. Militello. Arrhythmias come from alternative electrical circuits of the heart, which are altered and can be cut off without problems. The patient regains his normal heart rhythm and does not need more medication for this problem.“, comments.

To begin with, the guest doctor commented that arrhythmias affect people of all ages, including pediatric patients, and that it depends on the type of arrhythmia and the patient himself whether or not he perceives his problem. Other topics, such as new anticoagulants, why they are necessary in some arrhythmias and the relationship between arrhythmia and the risk of stroke, in the video.

This is the complete conversation between Doctor Militello and Doctor Furman

Summary: these were the main topics explained by the professional.

Stress and arrhythmias after the pandemic: Militello talks about how stress during the pandemic has caused heart rhythm problems in people. Some people developed arrhythmias directly due to the virus, while others experienced them due to the general stress of the situation.

Difference between groups of people: Explains that there are two main groups of people affected: those who had COVID-19 and developed arrhythmias as a result, and those who suffered arrhythmias due to the stress caused by the pandemic, without necessarily contracting the virus.

Effect of stress on arrhythmias: Highlights how stress can trigger arrhythmias. An example he gives is how the use of a mask during stress tests increased arrhythmias due to the stress caused by the situation.

Mechanisms and treatment of arrhythmias: Explains how arrhythmias work and describes the process of ablation, which is a treatment to correct arrhythmias. Ablation is performed to locate and eliminate the abnormal circuits that cause arrhythmias.

Treatment results: Highlights that ablation is very effective in correcting arrhythmias and that many patients do not need more medications after this procedure.

Procedure and recovery time: Describes ablation as a short, non-invasive procedure. Patients usually spend little time in the hospital and recover quickly after the operation.

Applicability to different age groups: Highlights that ablation can be useful for people of all ages, from young people to older people.


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