Other Rhythm Disorders

Updated:Feb 11,2013

In addition to tachycardia, bradycardia, premature contraction and fibrillation, rhythm disorders, include:

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  • The normal heartbeat passing from the heart's upper to lower chambers is interrupted, causing a heart block.
  • When a heart block occurs, the heart rate usually slows considerably.
  • This can result in inadequate blood flow to the brain and fainting (syncope).
  • Patients may also have convulsions.

This content was last reviewed on 5/30/2012.