My Cardiologist disharged me recently, i asked him about a type of heart beat and to explain what it was and he said i worry too much about Heart it is just Ectopic Beats.I had Ectopic beats for a couple of hours once and i was told they are benign like an extra beat in between beats
and sometimes get a miss beat and the pause and thud at the time so i know what they are like.
But over the last 2 months now on 2.5mg Bisoprolol had 5 episodes of what i can describe with zero's below
heart beat as 0 0 0 0 00000 0 0 0 or another time 0 0 0 00000000 0 0 0
5 extremely fast beats or another time it was 8 extremely fast beats.
Both GP's explain these may not be Ectopic beats Cardiologist says this is Ectopic and
no need to test .I did have a Mitral repair 4 yrs ago and my recent Echo was
good although they carried out the Echo while i was having an episode of Sinus Tachycardia which i am told would effect the test result. Had a 24Hr Holter 4 yrs back
and found no Afib and the Odd Superventricular Ectopic beat.I am having to wait
to see another Cardiologist for a second opionon which i arranged through my GP
I dont feel i got the right answer or test at the time, so a bit frustrating. Another Cardiologist sent me an answer in that NSVT is more of an annoyance in a person like myself and also explained Short lived palpitations in a person like you with normal left ventricular function, and having no history of repeated loss of consciousness and no family history of premature arrhythmic death is usually “innocent” and is not likely to cause you any harm regardless of whatever is causing these symptoms.
I read this is true in a Normal structure heart but after a Mitral repair Heart operation
is this still the case?
Has anyone else on the forum had the same thing i'm explaining?Does it sound like NSVT or am i the one that is mistaken and it really is Ectopic?Thanks for any help.