I have had PAF for a few years. I've had a successful IV Fleconide cardioversion a few years ago and more recently this year a successful electrical cardioversion. PAF comes and goes around every couple of weeks, usually preceeded by what seem like ectopic beats, but I can usually stop the AF by doing chest squeezing or compressions and holding it for a few seconds.
The cardiologist has scheduled a stress echo with Dobutamine. I've been reading about it and it seems a good thing to have done but I'm very apprehensive.
Can anyone who has had this done comment and perhaps allay my anxiety?