It is a condition in which atria which is the upper chambers of your heart beat fast and disturb the normal rhythmic beating of heart.
Signs and symptoms of atrial flutter include:
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain like angina
- Edema in lower extremities
It is cause by the abnormal electrical activity of the heart which is cause by the various disease.
Complications of atrial flutter include:
Your doctor may diagnose during routine checkup and listen the atrial flutter during the chest examination by stethoscope. Further confirm diagnosis occur by ECG and ultrasonography.
- Medicine which slow the heart beats
- Medicine to prevent the blood clotting like blood thinning medicine
- Catheter ablation to reduce the atrial flutter