Canadian Genetic Heart Rhythm Network

For Patients & The Public

The heart has a complex electrical system that coordinates it's rhythm. Abnormalities in the heart's electrical system can lead to arrhythmias - causing the heart to beat too fast or too slowly.


The following Power Point presentation is an overview of inherited heart arrhythmias. If you do not have a Power Point viewer, you can download one for free from Microsoft.


click on image to view presentation Heart Rhythm 101:
Inherited Heart Rhythm Summary


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