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Cualquier cambio en el sistema de conducción eléctrica normal del corazón puede causar arritmia, es decir, que el corazón lata de manera irregular. Una arritmia puede ser un ritmo cardiaco anormalmente lento o anormalmente rápido. En algunos casos, puede ser mortal.
- Last reviewed on 6/22/2012
- David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
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