Jeffrey Chi, Author at Renal and Urology News

Jeffrey Chi

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Palpitations

I. Problem/Condition. Palpitations are a commonly reported symptom, often characterized by an increased awareness of one’s heartbeat. Patients may describe these sensations using terms such as racing, pounding, irregular or fluttering. II. Diagnostic Approach. A. What is the differential diagnosis for this problem? Cardiac: Arrhythmias Extra-systolic beats (e.g., PACs, PVCs) Pacemaker Structural heart disease (valvular…

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