Atrial Flutter — 15 facts you may want to know.

I get a lot of questions about atrial flutter. Atrial flutter is a common arrhythmia that shares many similarities to its next of kin, AFib; but there are important differences. Let’s go over 15 basic facts and important points about atrial flutter. (In plain English.) 1. Atrial flutter is defined as a rapid but organized… Continue reading Atrial Flutter — 15 facts you may want to know.

A small triumph in the Electrophysiology lab…

Just when news in medicine seems all bad there comes some gratification in the lab… The patient calls and says her heart rate has been 120 beats per minute for a couple of weeks.  There is progressive shortness of breath, increased fatigue and now some swelling.  Similar symptoms that were present four years ago when… Continue reading A small triumph in the Electrophysiology lab…