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  • 11. Why Arrhythmia Matters The American Heart Association explains that Arrhythmias can cause serious medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest and stroke.
  • 12. Arrhythmia Personal Stories The American Heart Association offersthese inspirational stories from survivors of arrhythmias.
  • 13. About Arrhythmia What is an arrhythmia? The American Heart Association explains that arrhythmia refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses, such as atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, tachycardia, conduction disorders, rhythm disorders, ventricular fibrillation, premature contractions and more.
  • 14. Children and Arrhythmia The American Heart Association explains abnormal heart rhythmns in children, or arrhythmias in children and offers this checklist for parents of children with arrhythmias.
  • 15. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of Arrhythmia The American Heart Association helps you understand the causes of abnormal heart rhythms or arrhythmias, signs of an arrhythmia, how an arrhythmia is diagnosed and how to monitor arrhythmias.
  • 16. Ablation for Arrhythmias The American Heart Association explains ablative techniques used to treat certain types of arrhythmias such as radiofrequency ablation and therapeutic ablations using a transcatheter approach.
  • 17. Types of Arrhythmia in Children The American Heart Association explains the types of arrhythmias in children and the recommended treatments for arrhythmias in children.
  • 18. Living With Your Pacemaker The American Heart Association explains why patients with arrhythmias may need a pacemaker and how a pacemaker works.
  • 19. Understanding Heart Valve Problems and Causes Many heart valve problems can be identified by the presence of a murmur. This can indicate valve problems such as stenosis, regurgitation, prolapse and atresia.
  • 20. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.


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