Frequently asked questions about cardiac arrhythmias
Here you will find questions and answers about cardiac arrhythmias. From the beginning to the treatment.
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Worth knowing about cardiac arrhythmias
When are cardiac arrhythmias dangerous? Which forms are there and what do they mean? Such fundamental questions are discussed in this chapter.
Causes of cardiac arrhythmias
What causes cardiac arrhythmia? What are possible causes? More in this chapter.
Symptoms & complaints of arrhythmia
How do you recognize that you have cardiac arrhythmias? Can one always feel that on the pulse? The symptoms are in this chapter.
Cardiac arrhythmia: diagnostics & examinations
Which examinations can be used to detect cardiac arrhythmias? Is this a long-term ECG required? More about diagnostics in this chapter.
Cardiac arrhythmias: Dangers & complications
Are cardiac arrhythmias dangerous? Can you die from it? Possible risks and dealing with them are discussed in this chapter.
Treatment principles for cardiac arrhythmias
When should cardiac arrhythmias be treated? Is that medicated or does it require a pacemaker? Such basic questions of treatment are discussed in this chapter.
Treatment with catheter ablation
What is a catheter ablation? How does this method help with cardiac arrhythmias? And how does a catheter ablation work? That's what this chapter is about.
Tachycardia (too fast heartbeat)
How does it happen to heart racing? What are the consequences of too fast a heartbeat (tachycardia)? When is this dangerous and what does tachycardia mean? This chapter is about quick heartbeat questions.
Atrial fibrillation: causes and symptoms
What is atrial flutter or atrial fibrillation? What are the causes of atrial fibrillation? Is it always based on heart disease? How do you recognize that you have atrial fibrillation? How does atrial fibrillation develop exactly? How common is atrial fibrillation? More on causes and symptoms in this chapter.
Atrial fibrillation: course and prognosis
How dangerous is atrial fibrillation? Can you die from it? Which treatment is the best way to minimize the risk? More in this chapter.
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