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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Some authors believe that cardiac dysrhythmias are related to the type and duration of seizure episodes (5).
On the other hand, LTLS plus an increased creatinine level, seizures, cardiac dysrhythmia, or death constitutes CTLS [11].
Various cardiac dysrhythmias and hyperkalemia are the most common complications.
This is known as the coronary steal phenomenon.3 Circulatory insufficiency, myocardial infarction, and life-threatening cardiac dysrhythmias are the most common clinical presentations during infancy.2,3 Older patients carry the risk of sudden death due to myocardial infarction, left ventricular dysfunction and mitral regurgitation, or silent myocardial ischemia.
This procedure helps diagnose cardiovascular diseases such as pulmonary embolism, cardiac murmurs, myocardial infarction, and cardiac dysrhythmias.
Also, Pour Memari's (1995) research on" the effect of applying Benson relaxation on anxiety and cardiac dysrhythmias of cardiac catheterization showed breathing rate increased in patients of control group in the second investigation [15].
This contributes to myocardial stunning, cardiac dysrhythmias, and even sudden cardiac death.
Conversely, those with well-studied protocols and admission criteria, such as chest pain (OR = 0.57), syncope (OR = 0.85), and cardiac dysrhythmias (OR = 0.56) had much lower odds of an OS stay lasting longer than 48 hours (Ross et al.
(27) Myocardial shape changes and the possible resultant remodeling have also been implicated in the development of cardiac dysrhythmias. (28,29,30) Such dysrhythmias have been observed during spaceflight.