Cardiac rhythm management is an advanced medical technology to help patients with a range of heart conditions and cardiac symptoms. Cambridge based consultant, Dr David Begley is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist who provides a range of services and treatments for patients with cardiac rhythm problems.
Understanding Cardiac Rhythm Management
Advances in medical technology in recent years have led to the increased availability of cardiac rhythm management (CRM) systems and devices that can help to optimise long term clinical outcomes. As a leading provider of cardiac rhythm management (CRM) systems in Cambridge, Dr Begley can help to find the right solution for a wide number of heart rhythm disorders.
Modern CRM devices, like Pacemakers for example, can dramatically reduce patient symptoms and help to improve overall quality of life. Cardiac rhythm management in Cambridge can be provided in a variety of forms.
The medical specialism of cardiac electrophysiology deals with the assessment and treatment of heart rhythm problems. Heart rhythm disorders can lead to various worrying symptoms. These include: palpitations, breathlessness, blackouts, chest pains and unfortunately some disorders can even be fatal.
All of these symptoms can impede your quality of life and be very worrying. It is vital you access the right treatment programme including finding the right cardiac rhythm management solution for your needs.
Types of Cardiac Rhythm Management
Dr Begley utilises his many years of experience to provide patients with the most effective solution for their heart condition. He offers a range of CRM solutions for patients with different symptoms. Treatments include:
Catheter ablation is a minimally-invasive procedure which removes or stops faulty electrical pathways in sections of the heart. It is suitable for many patients who experience of those cardiac arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular or tachycardias.
A pacemaker is a small electrical device that is implanted into the chest. The pacemaker supports the natural rhythm of the heart and emits electrical impulses via wires to stop it from beating too slowly.
Do you require Cardiac Rhythm Management?
Heart rhythm disorders and abnormalities can be a symptom of various health conditions. Patients often present with different symptoms when the heart is beating too fast or too slow.
If you experience any of the symptoms we mentioned earlier, such as palpitations or blackouts, it is vital you book an appointment with your GP as soon as possible. Your GP can refer you to a specialist such as Dr Begley. CRM is used as a treatment option for a range of recognised conditions such as atrial tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation.
At your appointment with Dr Begley he will examine you and also arrange any necessary tests to help ensure you receive the right diagnosis. Dr Begley ensures all patients have a full understanding of their options and can make an informed decision.
Appointments with Dr Begley
Contact us today to arrange an appointment with Dr Begley. He has a range of clinics so finding a suitable appointment time should be no problem.