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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The ECG changes were QTc prolongation (30%), ST Segment changes (28%), T-wave changes (44%), U-wave changes (10%), LVH (36%), sinus tachycardia (24%), sinus bradycardia (10%), Normal (18%), a wave (2%), sinus arrhythmia (2%), VPC (2%), LBBB (2%), RBBB (2%), P.
Cardiorespiratory coupling (CRC) is perhaps best typified by the occurrence of respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) (Garcia 2013).
In addition peripheral reflexes due to hemodynamic changes and thoracic stretch receptors contribute to respiratory sinus arrhythmia.
Baseline respiratory sinus arrhythmia and heart-rate responses during auditory stimulation of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Researchers compared peak-to-valley differences in respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) to reflect autonomic nervous system functioning.
It has been suggested that these positive clinical results may be partly due to the restoration of a state of relaxed wakefulness with closed eyes, of respiratory sinus arrhythmia or respiratory arrhythmia in the form of the synchronization of the cardiac and respiratory rhythms (Eckberg, 1995; Hatch, Borchering, & German, 1992; Lehrer et al.
In the first series of experiments, intravenous ouabain continuous infusion resulted in disturbances of cardiac rhythm progressing from sinus arrhythmia, premature ventricular and supraventricular polytopic extrasystoles to ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation or cardiac arrest, in all control guinea-pigs.
The most common dysrhythmias in children are supraventricular tachycardia, bradycardia, and sinus arrhythmia.
At my last physical examination and EKG my doctor told me that I have an incomplete right bundle branch block and a mild sinus arrhythmia.