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Is Trigeminy serious?
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In this regard, what does Trigeminy mean?
trigeminy. Noun. (countable and uncountable, plural trigeminies) A kind of cardiac arrhythmia where premature ventricular contractions occur at intervals of two normal beats to one contraction.
Furthermore, is R on T dangerous? If they appear in groups of two or more together (coupled), the situation could also be dangerous. In addition, the most dangerous situation is called the R-on-T Phenomenon. When the PVC falls on a T wave from the previous contraction, ventricular fibrillation and death can occur. Treatment of PVC's is complex.
Likewise, are Bigeminy and Trigeminy dangerous?
If you have bigeminy (bi-JEM-uh-nee), your heart doesn't beat in a normal pattern. After every routine beat, you have a beat that comes too early, or what's known as a premature ventricular contraction (PVC). PVCs are common and not always harmful. If you're in good health, you may not even need treatment.
How many PVCs a minute are dangerous?
PVCs are relatively common. In fact, up to 80% of people without heart disease will have at least one PVC during a 24 hour Holter monitor study. Those who have more than three PVCs in a row are said to have non-sustained ventricular tachycardia (NSVT).