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An arrhythmia is an abnormal rhythm of the heart, which can cause the heart to pump less effectively. It: often occurs in people who don’t have underlying heart disease occurs more frequently in
Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle characterized by an abnormally large, thickened, and/or stiffened heart muscle. It may affect only the heart’s lower chambers (ventricles) or both the
"Parents have peace of mind knowing that Boston Children's uses the most innovative technologies and therapies for their child." --David Harrild, MD, PhD, assistant in Cardiology If your infant or
An electrocardiogram is a test that measures the electrical activity of your child’s heart. An electrocardiogram (which is also called and EKG or ECG) is one of the simplest and fastest procedures
Exercise EKG testing is a diagnostic test that doctors use to see how your child’s heart reacts to stress or exercise. How Boston Children’s Hospital approaches exercise EKG testing Boston Children’s
Holter and event monitors are painless devices used to record your child’s ECG over the course of at least 24 hours. Both tests are typically performed at home. Boston Children’s Hospital performs
Syncope is the medical term for fainting. It’s a temporary loss of consciousness and muscle tone that occurs when not enough blood goes to the brain. Fainting affects people of all ages. More than 100
Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) is caused by an abnormal electrical signal in the lower parts of your heart. It can lead to developing fast, erratic heartbeats (arrhythmias). People with LQTS may have
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