Overview of Arrhythmia
There are several abnormal heart rhythm conditions that need medical attention. An irregular heartbeat is an arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia). Arrhythmias and abnormal heart rates don't necessarily occur together. Some examples of abnormal heart rhythms are:
Read more information about arrhythmia symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.
Some arrhythmias may cause few, if any, problems. In this case, you may not need treatment; however, when the abnormal heart rhythm causes symptoms, your Baylor Scott & White Health team will give you options for treatment. Baylor Scott & White has electrophysiologists on the medical staff who specialize in heart rate and rhythm problems.
Treatment plans for patients will be determined by their care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of abnormal heart rhythms and personal preferences. Options may include:
Specialized Centers for Arrhythmia Care
Several Baylor Scott & White locations offer electrophysiology services for the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms.
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The Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital Center for Complex Arrhythmias and The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano Heart Arrhythmia Center are both dedicated centers for the care of those with atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias.
The Arrhythmia Center at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving brings together cardiovascular expertise and medical technology to treat irregular cardiac rhythms that affect the heart's ability to pump blood.