Atrial flutter

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Term Atrial flutter
Description Rapid, irregular atrial contractions due to an abnormality of atrial excitation.
Definition Atrial flutter

Rapid, irregular atrial contractions caused by a block of electrical impulse conduction in the right atrium and a reentrant wave front traveling up the inter-atrial septum and down the right atrial free wall or vice versa.

References 1. NCBI, MeSH http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=search&db=mesh&term=AtrialFlutter
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