16 Treatments for Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia

Overview

If you have multifocal atrial tachycardia (MAT), your heart is beating much faster than it normally does. This happens when the upper chambers of your heart send too many electrical signals to the lower chambers. It is multifocal , which means t[read article]

Tests for Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia

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An electrocardiogram (also known as an ECG or EKG) is a simple, painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Every heartbeat is triggered by a...  More
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An intracardiac electrophysiology study is a minimally invasive procedure that helps cardiologists diagnose heart rhythm problems, which are also known as arrhythmi...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Electrolyte Panel
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A serum hemoglobin test measures the amount of free-floating hemoglobin in your blood serum. Serum is the liquid that is left over from your blood plasma when the r...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Test
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Medical Procedures for Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia

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Cardiac ablation is a procedure performed by a cardiologist , a doctor who specializes in heart problems. It involves threading catheters (long, flexible wires) thr...  More
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Oxygen therapy provides supplemental oxygen to people with breathing disorders.  More
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Radiofrequency Ablation
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Treatment of Underlying Disorders
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Surgical Procedures for Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia

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A pacemaker is an electrical device. It is implanted under your skin to help manage irregular heartbeats called arrhythmias. Modern pacemakers consist of two parts....  More
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Prescribed Medications for Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia

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VERAPAMIL (ver AP a mil) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, which...  More
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ADENOSINE (a DEN uh seen) is used to bring your heart back into a normal rhythm. This medicine is not useful for all types of irregular heart beats. It may be used ...  More
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DILTIAZEM (dil TYE a zem) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, whic...  More
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PROCAINAMIDE (proe kane A mide) is an antiarrhythmic drug. It helps make your heart beat regularly. This medicine also helps to slow rapid heartbeats.  More
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