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Accurate, medically-approved information for patients from the Arrhythmia Alliance. Please follow the links to the left for a wealth of information on heart rhythm disorders and the activities of the world's leading heart rhythm charity.

Arrhythmia Alliance strives to provide reliable information that can help patients learn more about heart rhythm disorders and irregularities. This data does not substitute the expert advice of the patient's own physician or trusted medical professional. 

News & Updates

Young boy's life saved by CPR after sudden cardiac arrest

New Delhi: Timely intervention by doctors saved a 18-year-old boy's life from sudden cardiac arrest. The teenager had lost his mother and 12-year-old sister to similar malfunction of the heart. The doctor said after giving emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the teen's grandfather rushed him ...

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AHA: Florida lifeguards helped save man's life after cardiac arrest

HCM could have caused Bourne's heart to stop. Vigorous physical activity can trigger arrhythmias, which can lead to cardiac arrest in people with HCM. Bourne received an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, or ICD, because his risk for another cardiac arrest remained high. The pocket-watch-size ...

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Bystanders use defibrillator to help save boy in cardiac arrest

An automated external defibrillator stationed at the school was used, paramedics wrote in a news release issued Monday. The boy was playing indoor soccer when he collapsed, paramedics said. A cardiologist who was there started CPR while others retrieved the school's defibrillator. They then gave ...

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