What are the treatments and drugs for cardiac arrhythmia?
Treatment will be different for slow heartbeat (bradycardia) and fast heartbeat (tachycardia). Slow heartbeat is treated with pacemaker treatment. Pacemaker is a small device that can be implanted near to the collarbone of the patient. Various treatments are there for tachycardia:
- Catheter ablation
- Vagal maneuvers
Implant devices like pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) etc. are also used. Surgeries such as Maze procedure and Coronary bypass surgery are also suggested in severe cases.