Atrial Rhythms

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    31 year old male who is asymptomatic and has a history of cardiomyopathy.

    31 year old male who is asymptomatic and has a history of cardiomyopathy.

    Questions

    Question 1: Why is this atrial fibrillation and not atrial flutter?

    Key Findings

    -Atrial fibrillation

    Coding for Boards

    -Atrial fibrillation

    Answers

    Question 1: Although these large amplitude fibrillatory waves have a "flutter-like" appearance, they are not perfectly regular and they change.