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WPW syndrom

What Is WPW Syndrome?

Patients with WPW have an extra lead path between the atria and heart chambers, often between the left atrium and the left ventricle.

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Den normale hjerterytme - Sinusrytme - atrieflimren (hjerteflimmer)

What is the Sinus rhythm

The normal heart rhythm. The sinus node regularly sends out signals into the atria - calmly when we are at rest and faster when we are active

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Hjertestarter (ICD)

What Is An ICD?

A cardiac arrest is a life-threatening arrhythmia in which the heart's pumping function stops - and thus no blood comes out to the body's organs

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What Is An Atrial Flutter?

An atrial flutter is a type of cardiac arrhythmia that often occurs in individuals who are also suffering from atrial fibrillation.

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Maze og Mini-Maze - atrieflimren (hjerteflimmer)

What is a Maze Procedure?

The Maze Procedure is a difficult operation, but is an effective treatment of atrial fibrillation with a modest risk for complications

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What Is a His-Bundle Ablation?

A Bundle of His ablation does not remove or cure atrial fibrillation, but it removes the effect the chaotic signals from AF has on the puls

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Blodfortyndende medicin

What Are Anticoagulants?

The most serious complication of atrial fibrillation is a blood clot in the brain, and anticoagulants are one of the best ways to avoid this.

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Ventrikulære ekstrasystoler

Ventricular Extrasystoles

Ventricular extrasystoles is the medical term for extra beats in a patient’s heart chamber. These are common and are normally benign, but...

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Kredsløbet - atrieflimren (hjerteflimmer)

The Circulatory System

The heart is a muscle that pumps blood through your lungs, your brain and the rest of your body - this is called the circulatory system.

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Rytmedoktor - symptomer

Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation

symptoms of atrial fibrillation vary from patient to patient. Some are so mild that patients are unaware that they have atrial fibrillation.

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Atrieflimren (hjerteflimmer) og stress

Stress and Atrial Fibrillation

This article will cover the relationship between stress and atrial fibrillation as a risk factor for development and as a trigger of afib.

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Pacemaker ved hjertesvigt

How Pacemakers Treat Heart Failure

When a heart’s ability to pump is impaired, it can be necessary to implant a special type of pacemaker that can stimulate both the right and left ventricles simultaneously.

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Atrieflimren (hjerteflimmer) og livskvalitet

Atrial fibrillation and quality of life

Many people live a good and rich life despite atrial fibrillation (atrial fibrillation), however there are many individuals whose quality of life is significantly reduced by the condition.

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Atrieflimren (hjerteflimmer) og alkohol

Atrial fibrillation and alcohol

It is important to understand the difference between alcohol as a risk factor for developing atrial fibrillation or as a risk factor for relapse

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Atrieflimren og alder - atrieflimren (hjerteflimmer)

Atrial fibrillation and age

Atrial fibrillation becomes much more common the older we get. In particular, the risk increases when we reach the age of 65-70 and older.

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Atriale ekstrasystoler

Atrial extrasystoles

If the heart beat starts in the heart chambers, we call it ventricular extrasystoles. If they start in the atria, they are called "atrial extrasystoles".

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Lidt om hjertets opbygning

A little about the heart

The heart consists of four chambers - two atria (one atrium) and two ventricles (one ventricle). The heart simultaneously pump “old” deoxygenated blood

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