Atrial flutter

What is Atrial flutter?

Rapid regular atrial contractions occurring usually at rates between 250 and 330 per minute (Type I atrial flutter) and often producing “sawtooth” waves in the electrocardiogram, particularly leads II, III, and aVF. Type II atrial flutter is at rates of 330–450 per minute. Unlike Type I, it cannot be terminated by overdrive pacing.

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I have rheumatic heart disease with complications of an enlarged left atrum and atrial flutter/a fib is it safe for me to be doing heavy lifting...

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Regarding your concern, I would explain that you are not allowed to perform straining physical activity as this...

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I have been taking metoprolol for atrial flutter for about 5 months. Since I started taking it everthing that comes out of my body is yellow,...

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As you are taking Metaprolol for last 5 monts for Atrial Flutter for which is a good drug belong to a Beta blocker group....

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