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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Heart arrhythmia, which can affect children and adults, had always been considered untreatable until recently.
Sentara offers a number of services to help patients manage AF, including establishing the Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center the region's first and only center that brings together highly talented cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiac electrophysiologist cardiologists to diagnose and treat simple to complex atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias.
For example, people with heart arrhythmia may not be helped by fish oil (SN: 12/18/10, p.
But their promise for the future was dramatically cut short by adult cot death, or heart arrhythmia, when the irregular beat of the heart suddenly kills.
A longtime City Hall insider and an ultimate behind-the-scenes dealmaker, the 64-year-old Deaton has been on medical leave since July after suffering a severe heart arrhythmia while vacationing in Costa Rica with his family.
Frank Langella ("Frost/ Nixon") just turned 69; Vanessa Redgrave ("The Year of Magical Thinking") is a year older; Richard Easton, 74, collapsed onstage from a heart arrhythmia during previews for "The Coast of Utopia" but bounced back; Dennehy's "Inherit the Wind" co-star Christopher Plummer is 77; and "Deuce" features Marian Seldes, 78, and Angela Lansbury, 81.
The study found that bursts of strong anger or fury increased the likelihood of a heart arrhythmia nearly 17-fold.
Eating fish that's broiled or baked, but not fried, may reduce your risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common type of heart arrhythmia, according to a Harvard study of more than 5,000 older people.
A fisherman who had collapsed on his boat out at sea due to a heart arrhythmia was admitted overnight for observation.
The reason for their refusal is because, a few years back, I discovered a heart arrhythmia.
The President has a heart arrhythmia called sinus bradycardia, the White House has confirmed.