dysrhythmia

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dysrhythmia

[dis′rith·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Disordered rhythm of the brain waves.
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Our study shows that although the incidence of complications such as postoperative dysrhythmias, MI, prolonged ventilatory support and peri operative mortality was higher in the closed technique, the difference was statistically not significant.
The pathophysiology of peri-ictal dysrhythmias is not completely understood.
The topics include anatomy and physiology, sinus and atrial dysrhythmias, heart blocks, funny-looking beats and pacemaker rhythms, medication review and adult treatment guidelines, and basic 12-lead electrocardiogram interpretation.
Following her procedure, the patient did well with no recurrence of symptoms, hemodynamic abnormalities, or dysrhythmias, and she was discharged home 2 days later.
Patients with prior history of dysrhythmia, low ejection fraction (<30%), emergency/redo mitral valve replacement and concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting were excluded.
Dysrhythmias characterized by increased automaticity and conduction blockade, when combined, are highly suggestive of glycoside etiology (11).
After high cervical cord disruption dysrhythmias are commonly seen due to disturbance in autonomic response and are to be expected [5].
Cardiac conduction disturbances were reported in 24 (13%) patients, ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation in 16 (9%) patients, other dysrhythmias in 10 (6%) patients, and other electrocardiogram changes in five (3%) patients.
Defibrillation is a common treatment for life-threatening cardiac dysrhythmias and ventricular fibrillation.
This procedure helps diagnose cardiovascular diseases such as pulmonary embolism, cardiac murmurs, myocardial infarction, and cardiac dysrhythmias.
Patients were extubated and shifted to recovery and monitored for an hour for adverse effects such as bradycardia, hypotension, dysrhythmias, respiratory depression (arterial oxygen saturation less than 95) and sedation.