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*  Management of atrial fibrillation
During cardiac catheterization, a device (such as the Watchman device) consisting of an expandable nitinol frame is introduced ... as it is the only reliably effective method for relieving the symptoms of the arrhythmia and can be used when other methods ... The left atrial appendage can also be surgically amputated, sutured or stapled simultaneously with other cardiac procedures ... Cardiac glycosides (i.e. digoxin) - have limited use, apart from in the sedentary elderly patient In addition to these agents, ...
*  Tachycardia
Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common cardiac arrhythmias. In general, it is an irregular, narrow complex rhythm. ... Ventricular tachycardia (VT or V-tach) is a potentially life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia that originates in the ventricles. ... from healthy response to exercise or from cardiac arrhythmia), and that tachyarrhythmia be reserved for the pathologic form ( ... Unstable means that either important organ functions are affected or cardiac arrest is about to occur. In those that are ...
*  Ventricular fibrillation
It is a type of cardiac arrhythmia. Ventricular fibrillation results in cardiac arrest with loss of consciousness and no pulse ... It is interesting to note that most cardiac myocardial cells with an associated increased propensity to arrhythmia development ... Ventricular fibrillation is a cause of cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death. The ventricular muscle twitches randomly rather ... Prior to cardiac arrest, patients may complain of varying symptoms depending on the underlying cause. Patients may exhibit ...
*  Cardiomegaly
... exposure to cardiac toxins, sleep disordered breathing (such as sleep apnea), sustained cardiac arrhythmias, abnormal ... 5. Cardiac computerized tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). In a cardiac CT scan, one lies on a table inside a ... In a cardiac MRI, one lies on a table inside a long tube-like machine that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to produce ... If the cardiac thoracic ratio is greater than 50%, pathology is suspected, assuming the x-ray has been taken correctly. The ...
*  Defibrillation
Survival rates for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests are poor, often less than 10%. Outcome for in-hospital cardiac arrests are ... The work was commenced, despite doubts amongst leading experts in the field of arrhythmias and sudden death. There was doubt ... Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology American Red Cross: Saving a Life ... A pair of electrodes used to defibrillate the heart during or after cardiac surgery such as a heart bypass. The connection ...
*  Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial
The second Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST II) modified the enrollment criteria to include patients at higher risk ... The Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST) was a double-blind, randomized, controlled study designed to test the ... A possible explanation for increased mortality in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST)". Circulation. 90 (6): 2843- ... Clinical trial number NCT00000526 for "Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST)" at ClinicalTrials.gov. ...
*  Mechanosensitive channels
Some of these pathologies include cardiac arrhythmia (such as atrial fibrillation), cardiac hypertrophy, Duchenne muscular ... Honore, E., Patel, A. A., Kohl, P., Franz, M. R. & Sachs, F. in Cardiac Mechano-Electric Feedback and Arrhythmias: From Pipette ... Peyronnet R, Nerbonne JM, Kohl P (2016). "Cardiac mechano-gated ion channels and arrhythmias". Circ. Res. 118: 311-29. doi: ... Cardiac arrhythmias Hypertension. Mechanosensation Large-conductance mechanosensitive channel Voltage-gated ion channels Ligand ...
*  Prostacyclin receptor
... severe cardiac arrhythmias; congenital or acquired heart valve defects; increased risk of bleeding; a history of myocardial ... Furthermore, IP(-/-) mice on a high salt diet develop significantly higher levels of hypertension, cardiac fibrosis, and ... For example, the IP agonist iloprost is contraindicated in patients with unstable angina; decompensated cardiac failure (unless ... "A Comparison of Inhaled Nitric Oxide Versus Inhaled Epoprostenol for Acute Pulmonary Hypertension Following Cardiac Surgery". ...
*  Electrophysiology study
Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias. Contemporary cardiology. Hanumana Press. pp. 123-140. doi:10.1007/978-1-60761-161-5. ISBN ... During EPS, sinus rhythm as well as supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias of baseline cardiac intervals is recorded. The ... Last, the electrophysiologist may administer various drugs (proarrhythmic agents) to induce arrhythmia. If the arrhythmia is ... A cardiac electrophysiology study (EP test or EP study) is a minimally invasive procedure that tests the electrical conduction ...
*  Cardiac rhythm problems during space flight
While there are no definitive data showing that long-duration space flight is associated with cardiac arrhythmias, there are ... At least two potential risk factors for arrhythmias have been reported either during or immediately after space flight: cardiac ... The incidence and clinical significance of cardiac arrhythmias during long-term exposure to microgravity experienced on the ... It is unknown whether long-duration exposure to microgravity itself may precipitate cardiac arrhythmias. Based on observations ...
*  Cameron Health
Jaeger, Fredrick J. "Cardiac Arrhythmias". Cleveland Clinic. Retrieved 19 January 2010. Graham-Rowe, Duncan (November 26, 2008 ... In addition to the risks inherent in cardiac surgery, the leads have themselves proved to be a weakness in some ICD designs. ... When an ICD detects a serious arrhythmia, it issues an electrical impulse to the heart muscle, of a magnitude sufficient to ... These patients tended to have genetic or other conditions predisposing them to sudden cardiac death due to a failure of the ...
*  Procainamide
... works as an anti-arrhythmic agent and is used to treat cardiac arrhythmia. It induces rapid block of the ... Procainamide is a medication of the antiarrhythmic class used for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. It is classified by the ... Gould, Lawrence A. (ed.) (1983). Drug treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Mount Kisco: Futura Publishing Company. p. 74. ISBN ... by Lawrence A. (1983). Drug treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Mount Kisco: Futura Publishing Company. pp. 73-74. ISBN ...
*  Celivarone
Cardiac arrhythmia is any abnormality in the electrical activity of the heart. Arrhythmias range from mild to severe, sometimes ... The causes of cardiac arrhythmias are numerous, from structural changes in the conduction system (the sinoatrial and ... Hoffman, BF (September 1966). "Physiological Basis of Cardiac Arrhythmias. II". Modern Concepts of Cardiovascular Disease. 35 ( ... KVLQT1 Mutations Cause Cardiac Arrhythmias". Nature Genetics. 12 (1): 17-23. doi:10.1038/ng0196-17. PMID 8528244. Abbott, GW; ...
*  Antiarrhythmic agent
Action potential Cardiac action potential Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST) Electrocardiogram Proarrhythmic agent ... In Symposium on Cardiac Arrhythmias (Eds. Sandoe E, Flensted- Jensen E, Olsen KH). Astra, Elsinore. Denmark (1970) Kloner RA ( ... cardiac arrhythmias), such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, ventricular tachycardia, and ventricular fibrillation. Many ... Class I agents are grouped by what effect they have on the Na+ channel, and what effect they have on cardiac action potentials ...
*  Pathophysiology of asthma
"CHAPTER 33 - Therapy for Cardiac Arrhythmias." 2007. Elsevier. Middleton's Allergy Principles & Practice, N. F. Adkinson, B. S ...
*  Afterdepolarization
Katzung, B: Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (10th ed.), chapter 14: "Agents Used in Cardiac Arrhythmias", The McGraw-Hill ... Afterdepolarizations may lead to cardiac arrhythmias. Early afterdepolarizations (EADs) occur with abnormal depolarization ... Early afterdepolarizations can result in torsades de pointes, tachycardia, and other arrhythmias. EADs can be potentiated by ... Cranefield, PF: The Conduction of the Cardiac Impulse. New York, Future Publishing Co. 1975 Nelson Spruston, "Pyramidal Neurons ...
*  Premature ventricular contraction
Magnesium in Cardiac Arrhythmias (MAGICA) Investigators". Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 29 (5): 1028-34. doi: ... A possible explanation for increased mortality in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST)". Circulation. 90 (6): 2843- ... "HRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Diagnosis and Management of Arrhythmias Associated With Cardiac Sarcoidosis", Heart ... It is advised for people with ventricular dysfunction and frequent arrhythmias or very frequent PVC (>20% in 24 h) and normal ...
*  Crush syndrome
Even so, cardiac arrhythmias may develop; electrocardiographic monitoring is advised, and specific treatment begun promptly. " ... "pediatric patients and patients with history of cardiac or renal dysfunction." If the patient cannot be fluid loaded, this may ...
*  László Szekeres
Congress of the European section of ISHR in Szeged he was honoured by denominating the symposia dealing with cardiac arrhythmia ... Experimental Cardiac Arrhythmias and Antiarrhythmic Drugs. (Monograph) Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó; 1971. p. 1-448. 5. Vaughan ... The results and data on experimental cardiac arrhythmias and antiarrhythmic drugs were summarized with his co-authorship in the ... He became interested in experimental cardiac arrhythmia and antiarrhythmic drugs, area rather unexplored at that time. Worked ...
*  Flecainide
The Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial". N Engl J Med. 324 (12): 781-8. doi:10.1056/NEJM199103213241201. PMID 1900101. ... Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST) Investigators (1989). "Preliminary report: effect of encainide and flecainide on ... Results of a medical study known as the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST) demonstrated that patients with structural ... notably the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial) have shown an increased mortality when flecainide is used to suppress ...
*  Junctional escape beat
Ectopic beat Junctional rhythm Abedin, Zainul; Conner, Robert (2012). Interpretation of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Self-Assessment ... Junctional rhythms (if a bradycardia) can cause decreased cardiac output. Therefore, the person may exhibit signs and symptoms ...
*  Re-entry ventricular arrhythmia
Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances. In V. Fuster, R.A. Walsh, R.A. Harrington (Eds). ... AV reentrant tachycardia AV nodal reentrant tachycardia "Cardiac Arrhythmias". Retrieved 2007-07-21. Am J Cardiol. 1984 Jul 30; ... Re-entry ventricular arrhythmia is a type of paroxysmal tachycardia occurring in the ventricle where the cause of the ... or bradycardia are potential causes of functionally defined re-entry due to changes in the properties of the cardiac tissue's ...
*  Heart murmur
"Blaufuss Multimedia - Heart Sounds and Cardiac Arrhythmias". Medical Multimedia Laboratories. Retrieved 2 August 2013. Topi, ... The cooing dove murmur is a cardiac murmur with a musical quality (high pitched - hence the name) and is associated with aortic ... Mitral stenosis typically presents as a diastolic low-pitched decrescendo murmur best heard at the cardiac apex in the left ... and Timing in the cardiac cycle. The use of two simple mnemonics may help differentiate systolic and diastolic murmurs; PASS ...
*  Long QT syndrome
Shinnawi R, Gepstein L; Gepstein (September 2014). "iPS Cell Modeling of Inherited Cardiac Arrhythmias". Curr Treat Options ... arrhythmia prevention and arrhythmia termination. Arrhythmia suppression involves the use of medications or surgical procedures ... Arrhythmia termination involves stopping a life-threatening arrhythmia once it has already occurred. One effective form of ... Cardiac action potential Short QT syndrome "Long QT syndrome". Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) - an NCATS ...
*  Harvey N. Middleton
... (March 1949). "The Diagnosis and Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias". Journal of the National Medical ... "The Diagnosis and Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias", Journal of the National Medical Association (March 1949) "The Value of ... 5 (1). Costumed interpreters greeted visitors and provided insight into cardiac medicine and the city's race relations in the ...
*  Atrioventricular node
The cardiac conduction system (and AV node part of it) coordinates myocyte mechanical activity. A wave of excitation spreads ... This also protects the ventricles from excessively fast rate response to atrial arrhythmias (see below). AV conduction during ... The atrioventricular node delays impulses by approximately 0.12s. This delay in the cardiac pulse is extremely important: It ... BMP (Bone morphogenetic protein) cell signaling plays a key role in diverse aspects of cardiac differentiation and ...
*  Myocardial infarction complications
ISBN 0-7817-2486-4. Sung, Ruey J.; Michael R. Lauer (2000). Fundamental Approaches to the Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias. ... Podrid, Philip J.; Peter R. Kowey (2001). Cardiac Arrhythmia: Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and Management. Lippincott Williams & ... Cardiogenic shock is defined as a hemodynamic state in which the heart cannot produce enough of a cardiac output to supply an ... Yip HK, Wu CJ, Chang HW, Wang CP, Cheng CI, Chua S, Chen MC (2003). "Cardiac rupture complicating acute myocardial infarction ...