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recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat

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Monofocal motor neuropathy with conduction block associated with adalimumab in rheumatoid arthritis.
The first examination revealed partial motor conduction block in the wrist-elbow segments of both median nerves and the knee-ankle segment of right tibial nerve (Figure 1a-b-c).
Necessity for biatrial ablation to achieve birectional cavotricuspid isthmus conduction block in a patient following Senning operation.
The ability to perform epicardial ablation on a beating heart enables the evaluation of conduction block during lesion creation.
Electromyography displayed signs of a peripheral neuropathy and evidence of a conduction block.
Smith et al described the main mechanism of temperature depended conduction block in the central nervous system, whereby the "blocking temperature" depends on the degree of demyelination.
5-10,16,40,41) Observations have also been made of prolonged wave I latencies of auditory brainstem responses attributable to nerve conduction block that occurred as a result of demyelination in patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome.
11] Demyelinated fibers do not conduct rapid trains of stimuli as well as myelinated fibers and go into conduction block after repeated use.
This unilateral procedure usually lasts less than two hours and is concluded with rigorous electrophysiological confirmation of conduction block in the operating or hybrid suite.
Electromyogram revealed diffusely abnormal motor nerve conduction with low amplitude; slow, dispersed compound muscle action potentials; and conduction block in the median, ulnar, tibial, and peroneal nerves.
Hiroshi Nakagawa will present the poster for this pre-clinical study in canines demonstrating the potential of the system to rapidly identify areas of conduction block in the right atrium after linear lesions are created surgically and by ablation.
7) According to an ad hoc subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology, 3 of the following 4 criteria for demyelination should be present on nerve conduction studies to make the diagnosis of CIDP: partial motor-nerve conduction block, reduced motor-nerve conduction velocity, prolonged distal motor latencies, and prolonged F-wave latencies.