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Heart rhythm disorders vary from minor palpitations, premature atrial contractions (PACs), premature ventricular contractions (PVCs), sinus tachycardia, and sinus brachycardia, to abnormal heart rhythms such as tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, ventricular flutter, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT), Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome, brachycardia, or heart blocks. Treatment is dependent upon the type of heart rhythm disorder.

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      • Pulmonary embolism facts
      • What is a pulmonary embolism?
      • What are the causes and risk factors for pulmonary embolism?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism?
      • How is pulmonary embolism diagnosed?
      • PERC Rule for Pulmonary Embolus
      • Basic testing (CBC, electrolytes, BUN, creatinine blood test, chest X-ray, EKG)
      • Pulmonary angiogram
      • d-Dimer blood test
      • CT scan
      • Ventilation-perfusion scans
      • Venous Doppler study
      • Echocardiography
      • What is the treatment for pulmonary embolism?
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Terms related to Heart Rhythm Disorders:

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Block
  • Mobitz I
  • Mobitz II
  • PACs
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachydardia
  • Premature Atrial Contractions
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Skipped Heart Beats
  • Tachycardia
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Flutter