Doctors for Cardiac Arrhythmias in Mallige Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Cardiac Arrhythmias is a condition that basically points at an irregular heartbeat. The heartbeats in this condition may be slow, or accelerated, or they may not occur together like normal heartbeats. Changes in the muscles of the heart as well as the healing process after heart surgery may lead to this condition.
HOW IS CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS DIAGNOSED?
Initially a cardiologist/general physician diagnoses cardiac arrythmia by ascultation of the heartbeat using a stethoscope, or feeling for peripheral pulses. Other supportive diagnostic methods are:
HOW IS CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS TREATED?
Usually, medication and lifestyle changes are prescribed by the cardiologist in order to deal with the issue. Antiarrhythmic medicines as well as anti coagulants and antiplatelet therapy can be used for treatment. Severe cases may require electrical cardioversion with an electric shock to the chest walls or the installation of a pacemaker.
DID YOU KNOW?
Other common treatment methods are pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.