Arrhythmia

  • (noun): An abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart.
    Synonyms: cardiac arrhythmia

Some articles on arrhythmia, arrhythmias:

Stephen Porges - Major Accomplishments
... Introduced respiratory sinus arrhythmia as index of vagal function to the area of psychophysiology ... First to apply measures of respiratory sinus arrhythmia as an index of depth of anesthesia and as a measure of neural function in critical care medicine ... Demonstrated that early measures of respiratory sinus arrhythmia were related to clinical course in preterm and full term newborns ...
Diuretic - Adverse Effects
... acetazolamides loop diuretics thiazides muscle weakness paralysis arrhythmia Hyperkalemia amilorides triamterenes spironolactone arrhythmia muscle cramps paralysis hyponatremia thiazides furosemides CNS symptoms ...
Hypomagnesemia - Treatment - Arrhythmia
... Magnesium intravenously helps in refractory arrhythmia, most notably torsade de pointes ... Others are ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation ...
Cardiac Cryoablation
... Cryoablation is used in two types of intervention for the treatment of arrhythmias (1) catheter-based procedures and (2) surgical operations ... to the heart where it delivers energy to treat the patient’s arrhythmia ... on an exposed heart to apply the energy that interrupts the arrhythmia ...
Lorcainide - Arrhythmia
... Arrhythmias can be caused by various conditions including ischemia, hypoxia, pH disruptions, B adrenergic activation, drug interactions or the ... An arrhythmia can present itself as either bradycardia or tachycardia ... Untreated arrhythmias may progress to atrial fibrillation or ventricular fibrillation ...