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Question (and Answer) About Extra Heartbeats

Question (and Answer) About Extra Heartbeats

Q: I am an 83-year-old great-grandmother and was diagnosed with benign premature ventricular contractions 40 years ago. I’ve been asymptomatic all these years. My question is this: Have you encountered this particular arrhythmia in your... More

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