ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE

an enzyme thought to be involved in muscular dystrophy. Increased levels in the blood yield a clinical sign of this disease, as is damage...

BRADYRHYTHMIA

n. a disturbance in the heart characterized by abnormal slowness in rhythm. It is often diagnosed as being due to the following possible causes:...

MYOPATHY

is an umbrella term used to describe any condition or disorder which involves defective functioning of the muscle fibres. For example, cardio myopathy is...

CARDIAC PACEMAKER

n. an artificial electrical device which is implanted in the region of the heart. Its main function is to help regulate (or normalize) an...

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