Cardiac Diseases

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HEART BLOCK | SA BLOCK

HEART BLOCK DEFINITION Improper formation of sinoatrial impulse and its propagation through the junctional tissues of the heart iss…

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PAROXYSMAL TACHYCARDIA

(Bouveret's disease) Here the ectopic pace-maker is located either in atrium, Avn junction or in the ventricle and rapidly…

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ATRIAL FLUTTER

AETIOLOGY ATRIAL FLUTTER is Same as Atrial Fibrillation, but common with COPD. MECHANISM ATRIAL FLUTTER is Same as Atrial…

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ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

DEFINITION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION It is essentially an atrial disturbance due to multiple ectopic foci causing an absolutely irregular…

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SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA

These are of following types: SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA 1. Paroxysmal atrial tachycardia.2. Re-entrant atrialtachycardia which includesatrialfibrillation and flutter.3. Atrioventricular nodal…

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SICK SINUS SYNDROME

(Tachycardia bradycardia Syndrome, SSS) DEFINITION AND AETIOLOGY SSS includes conditions of sinus arrest, sinoatrial exit block, persistent sinus bradycardia…

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SINUS TACHYCARDIA

When the heart rate is greater than 100 beats per minute in adults, this is called sinus tachycardia. This…

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EXTRASYSTOLES

(Ectopic beats, Premature systole) This is called ectopic beat because of its origin other than SA-node that is in…

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SINUS ARRHYTHMIA

It is a type of arrhythmia characterized by increased heart rate during inspiration and slowing of heart rate during…

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CARDIAC DYSRHYTHMIAS

The older term 'arrhythmia' should better be replaced by the new term 'dysrhythmia' for obvious reasons. Cardiac dysrhythmia includes…

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