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Cardiac Rhythm News- October 13
Cardiac Rhythm News - October 13
Smartphone and tablet apps launched for patients with heart rhythm disorder
New novel smartphone and tablet apps for patients with atrial fibrillation and healthcare professionals have been launched by heart experts in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
“Life is not over, it’s just a different way of living.” -Patricia- What better way to learn then from a patient. Today we share with you Patricia speaking about CPVT. Patricia’s interview took place at a patient day hosted by Arrhythmia Alliance. This is in real time, no edits - just words from a patient. Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) is a condition characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). As the heart rate increases in response to physical activity or emotional stress, it can trigger an abnormally fast and irregular heartbeat called ventricular tachycardia. Episodes of ventricular tachycardia can cause light-headedness, dizziness, and fainting (syncope).