The Development of Atrial Flutter and Fibrillation

REVIEW, July 2013, VOL II ISSUE III, ISSN 2042-4884
10.5083/ejcm.20424884.94 , Cite or Link Using DOI
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Rustam G. Habchabov, PhD

Reasons of development of life-threatening arrhythmias that lead to sudden and total death in cases of cardiovascular diseases are still unclear, though cardiac research of this problem is conducted throughout the world. Damage of connective tissues insulation cover of the heart’s conductive pathways with oxidation of ectopic nodes can lead to life-threatening arrhythmias. This damage has never been considered before as a cause of electrical instability of the heart. Accordingly, treatment of such patients should change, and consequently should reduce the total number of sudden deaths due to cardiovascular diseases.

The speed of electricity conduction from the heart to the nervous system and its distribution throughout the body remains underestimated. Slowdown of electric magnetic induction (acceleration) between the heart and the central nervous system as well as slowdown of its distribution results in insufficient speed of electric flow and reduction of bioelectric processes of the body. This leads to activation of the sympathetic nervous system with the subsequent cascade of pressor mechanisms and development of essential hypertension.