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Synonyms for flutter

Synonyms for flutter

to move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge


to move through the air with or as if with wings

to move quickly, lightly, and irregularly like a bird in flight

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

Synonyms for flutter

the act of moving back and forth

abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm)

the motion made by flapping up and down

move along rapidly and lightly

move back and forth very rapidly

flap the wings rapidly or fly with flapping movements

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beat rapidly

wink briefly


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Complex Arrhythmias: Self Assessment--Artifacts Due to Muscle Tremors Resembling Atrial Flutter or Runaway, Artificial Pacemaker (Case 73).
Some authors have suggested that prognosis is worse with atrial flutter than with supraventricular tachycardia, Dr.
Upon obtaining a rhythm strip, it may be possible to note a saw-toothed appearance to the P wave configuration of the classic atrial flutter ECG (see Figure 6).
Our data show that most patients remained in sinus rhythm for up to 24 months, which should encourage more physicians to consider cardioversion in the management of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter.
It could be atrial flutter, a serious heart rhythm problem.
Medical solution company Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) disclosed on Friday that it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Blazer Open-Irrigated (OI) radiofrequency ablation catheter for the treatment of an abnormal rhythm of the upper chambers of the heart, Type I atrial flutter.
Patients with MAT also tend to have bouts of other arrhythmias,2 and 3 months earlier this patient had atrial flutter with 2:1 atrioventricular conduction.
On the basis of indication, the electrophysiology market is divided into atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, atrial tachycardia, atrial flutter, Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, and atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia.
Dingell, 87, will continue on a medication regimen of blood thinners and arrhythmia medications, said the hospital, which added that he was being treated for a condition known as atrial flutter.
Intellatip Mifi XP is indicated for ablation of atrial flutter, an arrhythmia that affects nearly 1 million people in the United States.
These included: gender, donor age, recipient age, primary diagnosis, risk factors (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary artery pressure, renal functions, family history), echocardiographic findings, days to discharge, requirement for temporary and permanent pacemaker, incidence of atrial tachyarrhythmias (atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia), atrioventricular (AV) block type and degree, arrhythmia type (atrial and/or ventricular), perioperative findings (cross-clamp time, ischemia time, cardiopulmonary bypass time).
Its lead technologies, the EPi-Sense(R) and Numeris(R) Coagulation System with VisiTrax(R), have CE Mark approval in Europe for the coagulation of cardiac tissue for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter.
The Food and Drug Administration approved dronedarone in 2009 for reducing the risk of cardiovascular hospitalization in patients with paroxysmal or persistent AF or atrial flutter (AFL), with a recent episode of AF/ AFL and associated cardiovascular risk factors who are in sinus rhythm or who will be cardioverted.
This medication is approved to treat paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (intermittent), persistent atrial fibrillation, or atrial flutter.
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