Pages tagged: arrhythmia

None of the arrhythmias that you listed are life threatening. Ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and prolonged pauses or asystole are...

Atrial Fibrillation

Fibrillation, the most serious form of arrhythmia (heart rhythm disorder), is fast, uncoordinated beats, which are contractions of individual heart-muscle...

Bundle Branch Block

Your heart has a natural “pacemaker” called the sinoatrial (SA) node which sends an electrical impulse throughout your heart to...

Atrial Septal Defect

A septal defect is a hole in the septum, the muscle wall separating the chambers of the heart. A septal...

Categories of Arrhythmias

Ventricular arrhythmias occur in the lower chambers of the heart, called the ventricles. Supraventricular arrhythmias occur in the area above...