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AFib With RVR: Understanding Rapid Ventricular Response with AFib

What is AFib with RVR?

Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of persistent abnormal heart rhythm. There are several types of AFib, but the most serious type is AFib with a rapid ventricular response (RVR). When your heart is beating normally, the flow of blood is synchronized so that each of the four chambers of your heart contracts and relaxes in a precisely ordered rhythm. In this case, your heart pumps efficiently; blood becomes oxygenated from the lungs and is...

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