Understanding Arrhythmias and Treatment Options

View these medical animations to get an inside view of the heart and understand heart rhythm disorders and treatment options including pacemakers and ICDs. Select a video chapter featured below.

Introduction

Inside a Healthy Heart (1:03)

Understanding Arrhythmias

Arrhythmia Explained (1:33)

Slow Heartbeat Arrhythmias

Sick Sinus Syndrome (00:59)
Heart Block (00:29)

Fast Heartbeat Arrhythmias

Atrial Fibrillation (1:21)
Atrial Flutter (00:28)
Supraventricular Tachycardia (00:34)
Ventricular Tachycardia (00:35)
Ventricular Fibrillation (00:43)
Long QT Syndrome (00:21)

Early or Extra Heartbeat Arrhythmia

Premature Ventricular Contractions
   (00:32)

Treatment Options

Pacemaker (00:49)
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
   (00:57)

Preparing for Your Procedure

Pacemaker and ICD Placement (2:21)

Important Safety Information

Pacemaker (3:05)
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
   (3:05)