Category Archives: Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities

Heart – Wikipedia

Posted: July 23, 2018 at 7:42 am

The heart is a muscular organ in most animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system.[1] Blood provides the body with oxygen and nutrients, as well as assists in the removal of metabolic wastes. In humans, the heart is located between the lungs, in the middle compartment of the chest.[3] In humans, other mammals, and birds, the heart is divided into four chambers: upper left and right atria; and lower left and right ventricles.[4][5] Commonly the right atrium and ventricle are referred together as the right heart and their left counterparts as the left heart Continue reading

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Heart – Wikipedia

Posted: July 15, 2018 at 8:43 pm

The heart is a muscular organ in most animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system.[1] Blood provides the body with oxygen and nutrients, as well as assists in the removal of metabolic wastes. Continue reading

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Frequency of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities in a Half …

Posted: July 11, 2018 at 2:48 pm

Abstract Background: The frequency of cardiac rhythm abnormalities and their risk factors in community-dwelling adults are not well characterized. Methods: We determined the frequency of rhythm abnormalities in the UK Biobank, a national prospective cohort. We tested associations between risk factors and incident rhythm abnormalities using multivariable proportional hazards regression. Continue reading

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