reperfusion arrhythmia


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reperfusion arrhythmia

Cardiac arrhythmia that occurs as the infarcted heart is resupplied with blood after angioplasty or thrombolysis.
See also: arrhythmia
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In this study, patients who developed Reperfusion Arrhythmias (RA) after thrombolysis had a better prognosis (associated with lower mortality) than in patients who did not have RA.
Giannitsis et al., "Temporal repolarization inhomogeneity and reperfusion arrhythmias in patients undergoing successful primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: impact of admission troponin T," American Heart Journal, vol.
Protective effect of Crataegus oxyacantha against reperfusion arrhythmias after global no-flow ischemia in the rat heart.