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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(1-10) Complications arising from migration of these K-wires have been as benign as migration into adjacent soft tissue to as severe as migration into the heart causing cardiac arrythmias, pericardial tamponade, and death.
Denktas was hospitalized in TRNC's capital city of Lefkosa and taken to intensive care unit on Tuesday because of an emboli stemming from arrythmia in his heart.
My young son who has a life-limiting muscle disease causing him muscle weakness, asthma, deafness, poor balance, poor eyesight, learning difficulties, heart arrythmia and reduced lung function?
Evidently Kees did not feel the imperative of arrythmia so palpable among his less memorable peers, not to mention successors.
* taken reasonable steps to ensure that the patient does hOt have a family history of sudden/cardiac death, ventricular arrythmia, depression, suicide, or bipolar disorder or himself surfer from hyptertension, heart failure, recent myocardial infarction, ventricular arrythmia, bipolar disorder, emotional instability, drug dependence or alcoholism (and exercised caution if he does).
Thyroxine treatment is believed to be fairly safe, but overdosing in the elderly can increase their risk for cardiac arrythmia or osteoporosis.
One patient was readmitted in the first month for dehydration, and another had a nonpathologic arrythmia at 7 months.
Anxiety might adversely affect health behaviors, promote atherogenesis, or trigger fatal coronary events through arrythmia, plaque rupture, coronary vasospasm, or thrombosis (Ann.
Routine intrapartum suctioning did not prevent meconium aspiration syndrome, and in rare cases it traumatized the nasopharynx or caused a cardiac arrythmia (Lancet 2004;364:597-602).
Both types of arrythmia can lead to "sudden death" heart attacks, which kill half a million Americans every year.
However, among possible causes is this - in a small number of adults there is some cardiac arrythmia (heartbeat irregularity) of unknown cause.
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