atrioventricular block

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Synonyms for atrioventricular block

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

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Complete AV block was described in several recent cases of cardiac lymphoma,[sup][1],[2] and it might be potentially explained by rituximab.
In our case series, there was just one complete AV block.
Because it is often permanent and frequently progresses to third-degree or complete AV block, Mobitz Type II AV block is considered a more serious dysrhythmia than Mobitz Type I (Sauer, 2012).
Exposure to 100[micro]M BPA resulted in complete AV block and QRS interval widening, which is consistent with slowed ventricular conduction that may be attributed to reduced gap junction conductance (Gillum et al.
001) the electrical wave conduction time from the right atrium to the His bundle (A-H), before inducing a complete AV block (Fig.
Major complications, such as "3 patient deaths, 2 strokes, 1 myocardial infarction, and 10 cases of complete AV block that required placement of a permanent pacemaker," (Calkins et al.
Often referred to as "ablate and pace" therapy, AV junction ablation, which produces complete AV block to assure heart rate control and rhythm regulation, followed by implantation of a cardiac pacing device, is a routine, clinically validated treatment for patients with symptomatic, drug-refractory permanent AF.
A 55-year-old female without any cardiovascular disease history and drug use was admitted to our emergency department with complete AV block and symptoms of nausea, dizziness and syncope.
A DDDR-type pacemaker was implanted to the patient with complete AV block rhythm.
His electrocardiogram (ECG) showed complete AV block (Fig.
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