Atrial fibrillation is a heart rhythm problem that causes irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) and abnormal blood flow.
A battery-operated device that is surgically implanted in the chest to detect and correct life-threatening heart arrhythmias.
Syncope is a sudden, brief loss of consciousness also known as “fainting.“ Learn about causes and treatment.
A malfunction in the heart's electrical system that causes the heart to beat slower than it should.
When electrical abnormalities cause abnormal heart rhythms, this is called a heart arrhythmia. Learn more about the different types of arrhythmia and possible treatments.
Patients with A-fib benefit from specialized anesthesiology. Learn more about this treatment.
A type of abnormal heart rhythm in which the heart beats too quickly.
An occasional extra heartbeat that temporarily changes the heart's regular rhythm. The extra heartbeat originates in one of the heart's lower chambers.
Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops pumping, and is a leading cause of death in the United States. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
An occasional extra heartbeat that disrupts the heart's normal rhythm. This type of extra heartbeat begins in one of the upper chambers of the heart.