Premature Atrial Contraction


Background

Pathophysiology

Patients Affected

ECG Findings in PACs

Clinical Significance

Diagnostics

Treatment

  1. No treatment required if asymptomatic
  2. If symptomatic
  3. Treat underlying problems
  4. Medical therapy (if symptomatic, caused be reentrant mechanism)

Disposition

  1. Generally benign
  2. Underlying disease may require admission