reperfusion dysrhythmia

re·per·fu·sion dys·rhyth·mi·a

(rēpĕr-fyūzhŭn dis-ridhmē-ă)
Disturbance of cardiac rhythm that occurs when blood flow is restored to a previously ischemic myocardial area. Thought to be caused by a release of toxic free radicals and calcium from the ischemic cells into the vascular system.
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Effects of antidysrhythmic drugs and triterpenoids on ischemia- reperfusion dysrhythmia in rats.