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Abnormal heart rhythm.
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arrythmia (·rithˑ·mē·),

n an irregularity in heart rate.
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But to play it safe, the authors recommend that people with arrythmias (tachycardia or fibrillation) who have an implanted defibrillator not take fish oil pills.
Respiratory sinus arrythmia versus neck/trapezius EMG and incentive inspirometry biofeedback for asthma: a pilot study.
For example, cardiac arrythmia problems are just beginning to surface.
Follow-up Cytogenetics MDS patients 1 Lost to follow-up 10 mo +8 after diagnosis 2 Alive, 24 mo after Negative diagnosis 3 Dead with RAEB-T, 7 mo Multiple after diagnosis abnormalities 4 Alive, 43 mo after Negative diagnosis 5 Died of cardiac arrythmia, +8,-7 1 mo after diagnosis 6 Dead with AML, 18 mo 10q) after diagnosis 10q) 7 Died of infection, 2 mo Negative after diagnosis Mean [+ or -] SD Control patients 8 NR ND 9 NR ND 10 NR ND 11 NR ND 12 NR ND 13 NR ND 14 NR ND Mean [+ or -] SD Case No.
Bryony Bennet considers the partial curing of a 60-year arrythmia in the once bountiful Barmah-Millewa Forest.
Occasionally, though, AICDs misdiagnose an arrythmia and hock a person at the wrong time.
and %) of patients Infection Infection + inflammation (group 1) (group 2) Total 41 13 Renal failure 12 (29%) 3 (23%) Anaemia 15 (36%) 7 (53%) Diagnosis Urine (13) Myocardial infarct (1) Chest (12) Malignancy (4) Musculoskeletal (2) Trauma (8) Gastro-intestinal (3) Suspected infection (11) Angina (4) Inflammation Other (group 3) (group 4) Total 16 29 Renal failure 5 (31%) 7 (24%) Anaemia 3 (18%) 12 (41%) Diagnosis Myocardial infarct (1) Arrythmia (1) Malignancy (4) Cardiac failure (2) Trauma (9) Rehabilitation (5) Pancreatitis (1) Transfusion (1) Intestinal perforation (1) CVA (9) Gastritis/ulcer (7)
The fact that turning off the pacemaker will likely have an immediate and fatal effect (there is no guarantee when or if a fatal arrythmia would occur) should not gainsay the patient's right to refuse it.
Some of the commoner uses include the control of hypertension, the management of angina pectoris, the control of most forms of cardiac arrythmia, the management of essential tremor and the relief of some types of anxiety symptoms.
Adrenergic beta-blocking drugs were originally prescribed to treat arrythmia and angina.
Also, a study by a Canadian team published last year in The New England Journal of Medicine suggested that ritodrine is not effective and in fact can cause health problems like maternal heart arrythmia, and, in rare instances, death.