Medical Dictionary: Cardiac Arrhythmias


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Cardiac Arrhythmias: Another name for Arrhythmias.
Cardiac Arrhythmias (condition): Irregularity in the heart's beating rhythm.
Cardiac Arrhythmias (condition): An arrhythmia is a disorder of the heart's beating rhythm. When it causes a noticable change in the sound of a beat, when heard by a doctor's stethoscope, it is often called a "heart murmur". There are various different types of arrhythmias ranging from almost harmless to very serious. Correct diagnosis of the specific subtype and any underlying condition is extremely important.

Cardiac Arrhythmias: An arrhythmia is a change in the regular beat of the heart. The heart may seem to skip a beat or beat irregularly or very fast or very slowly. 1

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Cardiac Arrhythmias (symptom): Type of Heart rhythm symptoms.

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Footnotes:
1. excerpt from NHLBI, Arrhythmia: NHLBI

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