Abnormal heart rhythms, also known as arrhythmias, means that the heart is beating irregularity, explains WebMD. Heart arrhythmias are caused by different diseases and conditions, from heart disease to electrolyte imbala... More »

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The shock from an automated external defibrillator addresses two kinds of abnormal heart rhythms, ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. In ventricular fibrillation, the heart's ventricles, or lower chambe... More »

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Electrocardiography, Holter monitors, treadmill tests and transtelephonic monitors are four techniques that identify irregularities in heart rate, or arrhythmia, according to the American Heart Association. All of these ... More »

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Heart disease can refer to a wide variety of chronic conditions, including coronary artery disease, arrhythmias and congenital heart defects, according to Mayo Clinic. Cardiovascular disease usually includes heart condit... More »

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CardioNet provides real-time, wireless telemetry monitoring of patients experiencing infrequent yet potentially life-threatening heart arrhythmias. Holter monitors, usually worn for 24 to 48 hours, may not be able to rec... More »

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The LifeVest wearable defibrillator treats sudden cardiac arrest by monitoring a patient for life-threatening abnormal heart rhythms and delivering a treatment shock if necessary, explains ZOLL Medical Corporation. The L... More »

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Complications of heart catheterization include bleeding at the puncture point, abnormal heart rhythms, blood vessel perforation and heart attack. Other complications include blood clots, infection, stroke and air embolis... More »

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