Examination For Patients With Heart Rhythm Disorders?
evening, I want to ask. Should cardiac MSCT be performed for dysrhythmic disease. Thank you in advance.
Good morning, thanks for asking at HealthReplies.com. Dysrhythmias or cardiac arrhythmias are conditions in which the heart beats with an abnormal rhythm or without a rhythm at all. A normal heart beats every 0.6-1.5 seconds. When the pause is variable, or faster or slower than that, it is called an arrhythmia.
This condition can be caused by various things, including smoking, stress, diabetes, side effects of drugs, high blood pressure, thyroid hormone disorders, alcohol and so on.
While MSCT (multislice computed tomography) is one of the abnormality detection tools that looks in more detail at the organs in a person's body. In the case of arrhythmias, this condition does not always require MSCT. There are many other, simpler methods, ranging from an EKG or heart record, X-rays, echocardiograms, blood and urine tests for certain tendencies, and so on.
So for your question, should it be, in general the answer should not be. However, if due to a certain clinical condition, the doctor needs an accurate picture of the heart to make a diagnosis, then MSCT becomes necessary. Then again, the answer will depend on the consideration of the cardiologist who requested the action. That's all, hope it helps.
dr. Amadeo D Basfiansa