Millions of people have irregular heart rhythms, also called arrhythmias. Their hearts either beat too fast or too slow. These problems can be benign or they can also signal a life-threatening condition -- sudden cardiac death, which is the number-one cause of death in the U.S. This program covers different kinds of heart rhythm problems and treatments.
Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:
Dr. Stephen Shorofsky, a cardiologist and director of cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Shorofsky is also a professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.