Haemodynamic consequences of cardiac arrhythmias

  • G. Kaye
  • A.J Camm
Part of the Current Status of Clinical Cardiology book series (CSOCC, volume 6)


Modern haemodynamic techniques have allowed a greater degree of understanding of the effects of cardiac arrhythmias. The haemodynamic consequences relate to a number of factors which include: the ventricular rate and the regularity of the rhythm, the presence or absence of cardiac disease, the relationship between atrial and ventricular systole, the synchronicity of ventricular contraction, the preservation and level of autonomic tone and disease in other organs1,2.


Atrial Fibrillation Ventricular Tachycardia Sinus Rhythm Cardiac Arrhythmia Atrial Flutter 
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