SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE ELECTRICAL TERMINATION OF ARRHYTHMIAS
- Coping with rapid, irregular heartbeat. Lipman, Marvin M. // Consumer Reports on Health;Mar2003, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on the causes of and strategies for coping with heart-rhythm disorders. Indications of atrial enlargement, overactive thyroid and lung disease among patients with the disorder; Range of treatment choices.
- Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillationï¿½Brief Report Update. Sparks, Paul B. // Heart, Lung & Circulation;Jun2005 Supplement, Vol. 14 Issue 2, pS21
Considerable advances have been made in both the understanding of and the curative treatment for atrial arrhythmias over the last decade. Radiofrequency ablation of typical right atrial flutter and focal atrial tachycardia using standard catheters is commonplace and is associated with success...
- ANGIOGRAPHIC CHANGES IN TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS. SMULEWICZ, JAN J.; TAFRESHI, MAHMOOD // Angiology;May1977, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p300
Studies the cellular electrophysiologic basis of cardiac arrhythmias. Initiation of the cardiac action potential; Ability of cardiac myocardial and specialized conducting fibers to initiate an action potential in response to an appropriate stimulus; Propagation of the cardiac action potential.
- Artefactual atrial flutter. Kaltman, Jonathan R.; Shah, Maully J. // Cardiology in the Young;Apr2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p195
The article reports on a case of a patient suffering from artefactual atrial flutter. According to the medical findings, the presumed etiology of the artefact is electrical interference caused by static electricity generated by the rotational movement of blood pump. The patient's symptoms...
- Left atrial remodelling after short duration atrial fibrillation in hypertrophic hearts. Mattioli, A. V.; Bonatti, S.; Monopoli, D.; Zennaro, M.; Mattioli, G. // Heart;Jan2005, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p91
The article focuses on left atrial remodelling after short duration atrial fibrillation in hypertrophic hearts. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia found in hypertensive patients. AF causes atrial dilation, and progressive left atrial (LA) enlargement occurs...
- Arrhythmias. Rowland, E. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Feb1994, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p87
The article discusses the management of cardiac arrhythmias which occur in patients with heart disease. Several rhythm disturbances include atrial fibrillation, ventricular premature beats, supraventricular arrhythmias, atrioventricular and intraventricular conduction abnormalities. Results from...
- Pursuit of Sinus Rhythm in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Is the Effort Worth It? Singh, Bramah N. // Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Dec2004, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p219
Considers whether the pursuit of sinus rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is worth the effort. Emergence of AF as the arrhythmia that is the most frequent disorder of cardiac rhythm for which patients are hospitalized in the United States; Evolution of two diametrically different...
- Evaluation of left atrial deformation to predict left atrial stasis in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation - a pilot-study. Providência, Rui; Faustino, Ana; Ferreira, Maria João; Gonçalves, Lino; Trigo, Joana; Botelho, Ana; Barra, Sérgio; Boveda, Serge // Cardiovascular Ultrasound;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p2
Background Speckle tracking-derived strain and strain rate are recently available parameters to assess left atrial (LA) deformation. We hypothesized that such new parameters could be of interest to evaluate the risk of LA stasis among patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Methods Single-centre...
- your racing heart--love or danger? Martin, Adam // Health (Time Inc. Health);Sep2003, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p65
Provides information on atrial fibrillation. Description of the condition; Symptoms; Reason that people should not assume that they are safe from stroke.