Disease Information for Atrial fibrillation

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Limb ischemia
Arrhythmia signs/irregular pulse
Cardiac Symptoms/Signs
Episodic pulmonary edema
Heart 'spells'
Irregular rhythm/heartbeat
Irregularly irregular rhythm
Palpitations/Skipped beats
Presyncope
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Tachycardia/no change with respiration
Dizziness/Dizzy
Stroke Syndrome Child
Stroke syndrome/signs
Tall Adult
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Arteriosclerotic heart disease
Patient/Atrial fibrillation poor rate control
Patient/Cardiomyopathy
Patient/Hypertension
Patient/Rheumatic valvular heart disease
Patient/Valvular heart disease
Patient/Graves disease/thyrotoxicosis
Population Group
Aged Adult
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Elderly Aged
Population/Seventies Adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Specific Single Nucleotide Polymorphism/SNIP genome type
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Jugular venous tracing/a wave absent/decreased
TEST/Cardiac output decreased/(Frick type/ice water/dye)
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Narrow QRS tachycardia (ECG)
EKG/AV dissociation (ECG)
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Atrial arrhythmias
Atrial flutter
Multifocal atrial tachycardia/MAT syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute Superior Mesenteric Artery Blockage
Arterial Occlusion
Atrial fibrillation
Atrial flutter
Cardiogenic syncope
Cerebral embolism
Cerebral vascular accident
CVA Cardiac disorders/Cause
CVA Vascular disorders causes
Embolism
Embolism, saddle, aorta
Embolism, systemic/arterial
Mesenteric vascular/artery insufficiency
Peripheral arterial embolism/extremity
Renal artery thrombosis/occlusion
Renal embolism
Renal infarction
Splenic infarction
Stroke /Young adult
Stroke Syndromes/Atypical causes
Stroke/Child
Syncope/Fainting
Transient ischemic attack/cerebral
Cardioembolism
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/General stress
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Atrium disorder (ex)
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Conduction system/cardiac disorder (ex)
CLASS/Heart disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 10q22-q24
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 6q14-16
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 10
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 6
Pathophysiology/Gene Locus Identified/OMIM database
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Arterial Occlusion
Pathophysiology/Cardiac embolic source
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
PROCESS/Tachyarrhythmia (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
a fib, af, AF Atrial fibrillation, afib, atrial fibrillation, Atrial fibrillation (disorder), Atrial Fibrillations, atrium fibrillation, auricular fibrillation, Auricular Fibrillations, Fibrillation atrial, FIBRILLATION ATRIAL, fibrillation atrial or auricular, Fibrillation Auricular, Fibrillations Atrial, Fibrillations Auricular, Synonym/AF
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Adenosine (Adenocard)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Amiodarone (Cordarone)
RX/Anti-arrhythmic drug
RX/Anticoagulants
RX/Beta-blocker
RX/Coumarin/derivatives
RX/Digoxin (Lanoxin)
RX/Diltiazem (Cardizem)
RX/Dofetilide (Tikosyn)
RX/Dronedarone (Multaq)
RX/Ibutilide (Corvert)
RX/Magnesium sulfate/bolus infusion
RX/Procainamide (Pronestyl)
RX/Propranolol (Inderal)
RX/Quinidine (Quinaglute)
RX/Sotalol (Betapace)
RX/Verapamil (Calan)
RX/Warfarin (Coumadin)
Other Treatments
TX/Avoid caffeine
TX/Cardioversion.
TX/Treatment method varied/some disagreement/opinions differ
Definition

Disorder of cardiac rhythm characterized by rapid, irregular atrial impulses and ineffective atrial contractions.

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