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  • electrocardiogram
  • The atrial flutter waves are regular and on an electrocardiogram (ECG, EKG) are seen as P waves in a regular 'saw tooth' pattern (small P waves in succession with short or no intervals between each wave). (medicinenet.com)
  • causes
  • Atrial flutter is a health condition that causes the atria of the heart to have a conduction or electrical problem that result in a re-entry loop in a regular pattern the causes the atria to beat at a rapid rate of about 240-360 beats per minute (bpm). (medicinenet.com)
  • AFib is a heart disease that causes the atria of the heart to have a conduction or electrical problem that results in a chaotic, irregular production of irregular QRS waves with no P waves. (medicinenet.com)
  • It's important to tell your doctor about your full health history so they can better pinpoint the causes of your AFib and are better able to treat it. (healthline.com)