cardiac arrhythmia

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Synonyms for cardiac arrhythmia

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1-10) Complications arising from migration of these K-wires have been as benign as migration into adjacent soft tissue to as severe as migration into the heart causing cardiac arrythmias, pericardial tamponade, and death.
Additionally Tandem's expert reiterated this point by also testifying that because none of the staff in the kitchen or the dining room saw or heard the decedent choking, her injury must have been caused by a cardiac arrythmia.
taken reasonable steps to ensure that the patient does hOt have a family history of sudden/cardiac death, ventricular arrythmia, depression, suicide, or bipolar disorder or himself surfer from hyptertension, heart failure, recent myocardial infarction, ventricular arrythmia, bipolar disorder, emotional instability, drug dependence or alcoholism (and exercised caution if he does).
Thyroxine treatment is believed to be fairly safe, but overdosing in the elderly can increase their risk for cardiac arrythmia or osteoporosis.
Cardiac involvement can present as a symptomatic or asymptomatic pericardial effusion, arrythmia, congestive heart failure, and myocardial fibrosis.
One patient was readmitted in the first month for dehydration, and another had a nonpathologic arrythmia at 7 months.
Anxiety might adversely affect health behaviors, promote atherogenesis, or trigger fatal coronary events through arrythmia, plaque rupture, coronary vasospasm, or thrombosis (Ann.
Routine intrapartum suctioning did not prevent meconium aspiration syndrome, and in rare cases it traumatized the nasopharynx or caused a cardiac arrythmia (Lancet 2004;364:597-602).
Both types of arrythmia can lead to "sudden death" heart attacks, which kill half a million Americans every year.
However, among possible causes is this - in a small number of adults there is some cardiac arrythmia (heartbeat irregularity) of unknown cause.
However, more recent studies using diaphragmatic breathing through a mechanism called respiratory sinus arrythmia biofeedback (RSA BF) has shown quite promising effects.
However, during an arrythmia attack the rate tends to goup to between 140 and 180 beats per minute and in extreme cases could go as high as 300.
In addition to risk factors, specific precursors to strokes include prolonged hypertension, cardiac arrythmia, rheumatic heart disease, cardiac enlargement, high serum triglycerides, obesity, physical inactivity, gout, postural hypertension and heredity.
While stroke researchers have noted side effects such as pneumonia, bradycardia (slow heartbeat), cardiac arrythmia (irregular heartbeat), and arterial hypotension (low blood pressure), these conditions are potentially less serious in the long run and can usually be managed by emergency room physicians.