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Frank J. Pearl, M.D.

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Voluntary Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL. Board certified in cardiovascular disease

Mustafa Ahmed MD

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2014-07-23 Heart rate at night:

i wouldn't worry at all from the description you have given. Its actually fairly common. It sounds to me like you can feel a nice regular heart beat and you are correct its likely related to factors such

2014-07-23 ecg:

Hi, here is some related reading. http://blog.myheart.net/2014/03/17/do-i-need-a-stress-test/ and http://blog.myheart.net/2013/05/12/how-often-should-i-have-a-stress-test/    You have EKG changes that

2014-07-22 Frequent pvcs:

Hi,     It's highly unlikely that the PVC's are caused by the general anesthetic or the associated hypocalcemia at the time. If that were the case the effects would almost certainly have been transient

2014-07-22 heart test result:

Hi,     I doubt it makes a difference, many people have a murmur and most are unlikely to be pathologic. Also it sounds like you have had a number of tests which have not shown any significant structural

2014-07-22 test results:

Hi Matt,  Definitely discuss with your doctor, though I suspect neither the PFO or PDA have clinical significance at this point. However, a PFO sometimes causes thrombo-embolisms (if you had any)to travel

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