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dysrhythmia

[dis′rith·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Disordered rhythm of the brain waves.
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More commonly, HF is caused by prolonged metabolic stress on the heart, either due to increased workload--hypertension, valve damage, dysrhythmias or, in right-sided failure, lung disease--interrupted blood supply (coronary artery disease) or damage and scarring of the ventricle wall (MI, drug toxicity, alcohol).
Severe cardiovascular manifestations such as cardiac dysrhythmias, pulmonary oedema and cardiac failure, which are often associated with scorpionism in other regions of the world, are not such a prominent feature in southern Africa.
Verification of dysrhythmias was performed by the principal investigator retrospectively reviewing data automatically captured by the investigating unit centralised monitoring system while blinded to patient group allocation.
20,22] Other studies have shown that there is a higher rate of dysrhythmias in patients with renal stones compared with ureteric stones.
85)] during the 3 high-exposure days and 5 subsequent lag days was increased compared with other days, whereas visits for myocardial infarction and cardiac dysrhythmias were not increased for the same time periods in exposed or referent counties.
Metabolic Acidosis - Clinical Manifestations Hyperkalemia: shift of acid to ICF and K+ to the ECF anorexia, nausea, and vomiting warm, flushed skin cardiac dysrhythmias & CNS dysfunction headache, diarrhea, tremors
He added that it is unclear whether long-term increases in heart rate associated with these stimulants could increase the risk for stroke, heart attacks, or dysrhythmias.
In Chicago, we've used cardiac monitor/defibrilla-tors to assess dysrhythmias in runners who presented with "palpitations or dizziness.
In fact, cocaine abusers are at significant risk of lethal dysrhythmias if their electrocardiogram shows a QTc interval of 500 milliseconds or more.
Trastuzumab can cause cardiotoxic effects--including left ventricular (LV) cardiac dysfunction, dysrhythmias, hypertension, cardiac failure, cardiomyopathy, and death--with reported incidence rates ranging from 2.
The first 90 minutes of the lab activity were dedicated to reviewing interpretations of dysrhythmias and emergency cardiac pharmacologicals.