Heart & Cardiology/heart racing


Lissie wrote at 2013-09-28 18:08:51
My husband has been having sudden onset racing heart beat for nearly 30 years now and no one has got to the bottom tf it. He had a double by pass in 2006 and a stent two years later, his heart normally. Goes upto 130 now whereas it was ov 200 before his op, he has never had an episode whilst on a holter  though. He had a raised pulse for 3 hours today and has had two I the last 7 days any ideas?

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David Richardson


Adult heart function and disease. Not very good about children lesss than 12. Hypertension is o.k. Heart rhythm a special interest.


Certified in cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Was chairman of division of cardiology at the Medical College of Virginia. Am now mostly retired.

Fellow of American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology and member of American Physiological Society..

Circulation, American Heart Journal, Hypertension.

M.D. from Harvard Medical School. Residency training at Yale Uhniversity School of Medicine and Medical College of Virginia.

Awards and Honors
Gold Heartt Award from American Heart Association in 1995.

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