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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Cardiac arrhythmia monitors are worn by patients for up to 30 days to document and record transient cardiac events.
Cardiac arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeat, affects more than a million people in the UK.
It is thought that 3,000 people a year die suddenly and prematurely as the result of cardiac arrhythmia in Wales - half of all cardiac deaths are due to arrhythmia which is caused by an abnormality or disruption to the heart's electrical conduction.
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The title will present scientific and clinical research from "every field involved in cardiac arrhythmia and their treatment," Elsevier said, as well as reviews, case reports and editorials.
Atrial fibrillation is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia.
Researchers in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST II) had recruited 1,346 men and women who had survived a heart attack but developed mild rhythm irregularities due to damaged ventricles, the lower heart chambers.
In addition, this case illustrates a possible complication of asthma, that is, a severe cardiac arrhythmia.

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