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cardiac arrhythmia

[¦kärd·ē‚ak ā′rith·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Any disturbance or irregularity of the heartbeat.
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The ZIO Service is backed by multiple peer-reviewed, published studies and is already recognized as a new standard of care for diagnosing Afib and other cardiac arrhythmias in the United States.
It has long been known that the thyroid influences cardiac function and cardiac arrhythmias, but our findings demonstrate a novel genetic link between inherited cardiac arrhythmia and thyroid dysfunction," Nature magazine quoted study senior author Dr.
A cardiac arrhythmia is where the heart beats too fast, too slow or beats irregularly.
In this strategic alliance, the companies will partner on a clinical trial, educational initiatives and a product development program focusing on cardiac arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats).
The dedicated work of Arrhythmia Alliance in advancing the needs and concerns of local people diagnosed with cardiac arrhythmias is important to us in Sutton Coldfield.
As the incidence of cardiac arrhythmia is particularly high in patients undergoing heart valve replacement or repair surgery, therapies to treat cardiac arrhythmias complement Edwards' market-leading heart valve therapy franchise.
In addition, this case illustrates a possible complication of asthma, that is, a severe cardiac arrhythmia.
According to the researchers, gene therapy for cardiac arrhythmias has the potential for being more specific than current drug therapy--meaning fewer side effects-and also would avoid the risk of infection associated with implanted pacemakers or defibrillators.
patients with various degrees of cardiac arrhythmias currently take one of the two drugs with drawn from the study.
Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter are fast cardiac arrhythmias that are the leading cause of stroke and can be life-threatening.
The MoMe(TM) System offers superior remote patient monitoring for chronic diseases with an initial market focus on cardiac arrhythmias.
provide a resource for nurses and other health professionals who work with patients being treated for cardiac arrhythmias.

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