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2. What is the Difference Between Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation?

Flutter and fibrillation are similar in nature and can actually occur at the same time. Flutter occurs when the atria beat too rapidly -- faster than the ventricles -- causing the heart to beat out of sync. In fibrillation, the atria beat rapidly and erratically whereas, in  flutter, the atria beat in a more organized manner.

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