An arrhythmia is a change in the regular, even rhythm of the heartbeat. Many pediatric arrhythmias are isolated occurrences that are harmless, but some can be serious and even life-threatening.
Atrial arrhythmias in children include:
Ventricular arrhythmias in children include:
Bradyarrhythmias in children include:
Some common symptoms of arrhythmias in children include:
A Deborah pediatric cardiologist may do a test called an electrocardiogram (EKG/ECG), which records the heartbeat, to see if it is beating regularly. Other tests may be needed including:
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