Cardiac arrhythmias in pregnancy
Cardiac arrhythmias are common in pregnancy. The approach to the diagnosis of arrhythmias in pregnancy requires a detailed clinical history and examination and documentation of the arrhythmia preferably on a Holter or electrocardiogram. Treatment of arrhythmias is arrhythmia specific and may require antiarrhythmic drug therapy. However, the risks and benefits of antiarrhythmic drugs must be carefully considered. Catheter ablation remains a treatment option but is seldom required during pregnancy.
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