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Mesh term Atrial Fibrillation

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Arrhythmias, Cardiac

Description

Abnormal cardiac rhythm that is characterized by rapid, uncoordinated firing of electrical impulses in the upper chambers of the heart (HEART ATRIA). In such case, blood cannot be effectively pumped into the lower chambers of the heart (HEART VENTRICLES). It is caused by abnormal impulse generation.



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jenkins-FCD Prod-153 3ca6710ea990189ceb85f4312e7298b5922ce1a6