cardiac arrhythmia

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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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I was told John had died from a condition called sudden adult death syndrome and I didn't know what that was.
Sudden adult death syndrome is responsible for around 800 deaths a year in the UK in people aged under 35.
Sign the epetition for action on Sudden Adult Death syndrome at http://epetitions.
Thornaby teenager John Owens died tragically aged just 17 as a result of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome in 2005.
Brown Turner Ross is making a pounds 5,000 donation through a charitable trust it administers to help generate funds for the Vital Sounds Foundation, the official charity of Southport Rocks, aimed at funding vital testing for Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
FIGURES on sudden adult death syndrome should be collected in Wales, a South Wales AM has said.
And the hearing was told she may have become one of the 500 or so people who succumb each year to a condition known as Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
Dr Sanjay Sharma, a consultant cardiologist at Kings Hospital and the UK's leading expert on Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS), explained: "It shows his lungs have been water-logged very suddenly suggesting the heart had failed.
A TEENAGE schoolgirl who died in her sleep days before she was due to pick up her GCSE results was a victim of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
He fell victim to a condition called Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, SADS, also known as adult 'cot death', and died in his sleep on Monday May 7.
Both were at the peak of their physical powers and mysteriously struck down by a rare condition called Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS).
A HEALTH insurer has pledged [euro]100,000 worth of free cardiac screenings in a bid to combat Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.