Atrial Flutter

Atrial flutter is a quick and regular atrial rhythm due to a circular atrial macroreentrant excitement. Symptoms include palpitations and sometimes weakness, exercise intolerance, dyspnea, and syncope. Also, atrial thrombi can form and embolize. The diagnosis results from the ECG. The therapy comprises a drug control heart rate, thromboprophylaxis with anticoagulants and frequently a conversion to sinus rhythm by medication, cardioversion or ablation of atrial flutter. Atrial flutter is much…

September 3, 2018
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