Fetal atrial fibrillation

Fetal atrial fibrillation is a type of fetal tachyarrhythmia and usually has atrial rate of 400 beat per minute and a completely irregular ventricular rhythm. 

Radiographic features

Antanatal ultrasound - echocardiography

The artial contractions are usually too faint to be detected by M Mode ultrasound. An  irregular ventricular rate may be detected.


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rID: 15722
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Fetal AF

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