Millions of people in the United States have arrhythmias, or abnormal heart rhythms. Joseph has premature ventricular contractions, which are a type of “skipped heartbeat.” On rare occasions, he has another arrhythmia called nonsustained ventricular tachycardia.
When the Durans moved from New York to Pennsylvania, they transferred Joseph’s care to William Bonney, MD, a pediatric cardiologist with the Cardiac Center’s Electrophysiology and Heart Rhythm Program. The program’s team sees more than 5,000 patients each year and provides the most advanced testing and treatment options.
Treatment may not always be needed if you have an arrhythmia. In. . . .
Your heart works as a pump that takes blood to the lungs and then. . . .
The Electrical System in Your Heart An average heart beats. . . .
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Types of Arrhythmias There are two basic kinds of arrhythmias. . . .
To diagnose a heart arrhythmia, your doctor will ask questions. . . .