What are life threatening arrhythmias?

What are life threatening arrhythmias?

Life threatening arrhythmias are those arrhythmias which arise from the lower chambers of the heart. Dr. Aparna Jaswal, Cardiologist, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute will talk about these life threatening arrhythmias. She talks about ventricular tachychardia when associated with structural heart disease or ventricular fibrillation can be life threatening. Ventricular arrhythmias are potentially life threatening and needs immediate treatment in ICU with the electrolyte correction and external defibrillator.

Dr. Aparna Jaswal

Dr. Aparna Jaswal is an acknowledged expert in Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. She has been working at FEHI as a Principal Consultant since 1998. Dr. Jaswal has to her credit Certified Cardiac Device Specialist from the HRS, USA. Dr. Jaswal has many research projects and has been actively participating in National and International Research Trials. She has been invited as a faculty to various national and international symposia and workshops. She also has to her credit for having been the first electrophysiologist to start an EP program in Mauritius in November 2010. Dr. Jaswal has advanced as a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society, USA in March 2011.

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