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How to differentiate between atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter?

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Dr. Ilir Sharka


Practicing since :2001

Answered : 3053 Questions

Posted on Wed, 8 Jun 2016 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: I can't deicde if this heart rhythm is atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter, what do you think?
Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
I would explain as follows :

Detailed Answer:

Welcome on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would like to explain that it seems to be an atrial flutter with varying degrees of atrioventricular block.

Hope to have been helpful to you!

Feel free to ask me whenever you need!

Kind regards,

Dr. Iliri
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