cardiac arrhythmia

(redirected from arrhythmogenic)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

cardiac arrhythmia

[¦kärd·ē‚ak ā′rith·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Any disturbance or irregularity of the heartbeat.
References in periodicals archive ?
In conclusion, these findings provide the first evidence that matrine prevents arrhythmogenic effect of ouabain by inhibiting of L-type [Ca.
These pathologies include hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, idiopathic concentric left ventricular hypertrophy, congenital anomalous coronary arteries, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, Long QT syndrome and Marfan's syndrome (2-6).
These changes help explain the arrhythmogenic effects of phthalates on these cells.
Arrhythmogenic action due to sympathetic nervous system activation during morning awakening is accompanied by hemodynamic changes via an increase in blood pressure and heart rate and by parallel phenomena related with thrombogenesis and fibrinolysis.
bar] Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) usually affects the right side of your heart, but it can affect both sides.
But four months later, he was also diagnosed with ARVC - short for Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy - one of the most common causes of unexpected sudden death in young people.
CMR is also very valuable in the diagnosis of the cardiomyopathies, arrhythmogenic conditions, tumours etc.
during 8 days increased the resistance of myocardium with respect to the cardiotoxic action of isoproterenol and the arrhythmogenic action of epinephrine in rats.
Mr Green underwent the ground-breaking surgery at Papworth Hospital, near Cambridge, after suffering from arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathia, a heart muscle disease which results in arrhythmia, heart failure and sudden death.

Full browser ?