tachyarrhythmia


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tachyarrhythmia

 [tak″e-ah-rith´me-ah]
tachycardia associated with arrhythmia. It may be either supraventricular, such as atrial tachycardia, atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation, or ventricular, such as ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation.

tach·y·ar·rhyth·mi·a

(tak'ē-ă-ridh'mē-ă), Do not confuse this word with tachyrhythmia.
Any disturbance of the heart's rhythm, regular or irregular, resulting by convention in a rate over 100 beats/min during physical examination.
[tachy- + G. a- priv. + rhythmos, rhythm]

tachyarrhythmia

/tachy·ar·rhyth·mia/ (tak″e-ah-rith´me-ah) any disturbance of the heart rhythm in which the heart rate is abnormally increased.

tachyarrhythmia

(tăk′ē-ə-rĭth′mē-ə)
n.
An excessively rapid heartbeat accompanied by arrhythmia.

tachyarrhythmia

[tak′ē·ərith′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, tachys, fast, a + rhythmos, rhythm
an abnormally rapid heartbeat accompanied by an irregular rhythm.

tachyarrhythmia

Tachycardia accompanied by arrhythmia; Herzmuskel schnell pumpfen wird; Herzleitungsbahnen nicht normale sein

tach·y·ar·rhyth·mi·a

(tak'ē-ă-ridh'mē-ă)
Any disturbance of the heart's rhythm, regular or irregular, resulting by convention in a rate over 100 beats per minute during physical examination.
[tachy- + G. a- priv. + rhythmos, rhythm]

tachyarrhythmia

An excessively rapid and irregular heart beat.

tachyarrhythmia

tachycardia associated with an irregularity in the normal heart rhythm. Includes atrial tachycardia, sinus tachycardia, premature ventricular contractions, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.

re-entrant tachyarrhythmia
one caused by a depolarization wave crossing areas of nonuniform conduction and excitability.
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If a tachyarrhythmia is detected, the device sends out auditory and vibratory signals to the patient, who can turn off the alarm if no symptoms are present.
Incorporation of Cardiac Science's tachyarrhythmia detection software will enable Medtronic Physio-Control external defibrillators to be pre-attached to hospitalized patients identified to be a risk of cardiac arrest, instantly detect the onset of a lethal heart rhythm and provide life-saving defibrillation therapy automatically, within seconds and without the aid of hospital staff.
In August 1998, the company received FDA-clearance to integrate its proprietary AECD(R) Tachyarrhythmia Detection Software(TM) into bedside monitor-defibrillator platforms.
The study found that, compared to treatment with antiarrhythmic drugs, radiofrequency catheter ablation significantly extended the time to first recurrence of AFib, atrial tachyarrhythmia, atrial flutter and asymptomatic AFib, in patients with paroxysmal recurrent AFib who had not been previously treated with an antiarrhythmic drug.
CT scans provide no significant risk or interference with pacemakers or ICDs," says Bruce Wilkoff, MD, director of Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Devices at Cleveland Clinic.