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Question:

Can a person live without treatment for conditions like junctional rhythms, PVCs, and atrial tachycardia? 

From past event monitor studies, I seem to have sinus rhythm along with junctional rhythm...Also, 2 echoes done since 2009 have been normal and a cardiac MRI that was done on 11/1 was completely normal ("no structural defect, no MI, scarring, or infiltrative heart disease found"), EF was 57%. If one has a structurally normal heart per echo and/or MRI, can a person live without treatment for conditions like junctional rhythms, PVCs, and atrial tach?

submitted by Rich from Pennsylvania on 12/6/2012

Answer:

George Younis, MDby Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, George Younis, MD  

Yes, for those issues treatment is based on symptoms only.   

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Updated December 2012
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