What are the causes of heart arrhythmias?

Answer A heart arrhythmia is an irregular or abnormal heart rhythm. This usually harmless condition happens when the electrical impulses that control heartbeats do not work properly, causing the heart to ... Read More »

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Having Heart Arrhythmias?

Pumping of our heart is based on a conduction system. When something goes wrong with the heart’s electrical system, the heart does not beat regularly or properly. The irregular beating results in... Read More »

What are supraventricular cardiac arrhythmias?

Your heart is comprised of four chambers: two upper compartments known as the atria and two lower ones known as the ventricles. An arrhythmia, or abnormal heart rhythm, may begin in various locati... Read More »

Can doctors use a pigs heart or a cows heart for a human heart transplant?

Let's think about size -- a cow's heart is simply too large to be placed in the existing spot in a human. It is true that a baboon's heart was placed in a baby, but she survived just one day with ... Read More »

I have blockage n all my arteries,and just had a massive heart attack,is open heart surgery my only option?

Hi LisaBlockages in all of the coronary arteries can prove fatal if not treated right. Depending on how severe the blockages are surgery is the right choice. PCI or percutaneous coronary interventi... Read More »