Premature Atrial Contractions

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Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and PACs

…gradual slowing and speeding of the heart, like your foot on the gas pedal on normal traffic. Premature Atrial Contractions (PACs) As for PACs, this is an abbreviation for a premature atrial contraction generated by the SA node, or perhaps another electrical cell in the atria outside the usual conduction…

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What are Cardiac Arrhythmias?

…The most common, called premature ventricular contractions (PVCs), occur when one of the two bottom chambers—the ventricles—of the heart contracts prematurely. A premature atrial contraction is when the atrium (one of the two top chambers of the heart) contracts prematurely. We frequently see PVCs…

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