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What is Atrial flutter?

What is Atrial flutter?

  • Atrial flutter: Heart arrhythmia where atria beat more often than ventricles.
  • Atrial flutter: Rapidly fired signals cause the muscles in the atria to contract quickly, leading to a very fast, steady heartbeat. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Arrhythmia: NHLBI)
  • Atrial flutter: Rapid, irregular atrial contractions due to an abnormality of atrial excitation.
    Source - Diseases Database

Atrial flutter: Introduction

Types of Atrial flutter:

Broader types of Atrial flutter:

How serious is Atrial flutter?

Complications of Atrial flutter: see complications of Atrial flutter

What causes Atrial flutter?

Causes of Atrial flutter: see causes of Atrial flutter

What are the symptoms of Atrial flutter?

Symptoms of Atrial flutter: see symptoms of Atrial flutter

Complications of Atrial flutter: see complications of Atrial flutter

Can anyone else get Atrial flutter?

More information: see contagiousness of Atrial flutter
Inheritance: see inheritance of Atrial flutter

Atrial flutter: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Atrial flutter.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Atrial flutter.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Atrial flutter: see treatments for Atrial flutter
Research for Atrial flutter: see research for Atrial flutter

Organs Affected by Atrial flutter:

Organs and body systems related to Atrial flutter include:

Name of Atrial flutter

Main name of condition: Atrial flutter

Atrial flutter: Related Conditions

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