premature ventricular contraction


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irregularity of cardiac rhythm

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Kovacs, "Robust neural-network-based classification of premature ventricular contractions using wavelet transform and timing interval features," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol.
QT dispersion was found to be significantly increased in patients with premature ventricular contractions > 10/day and/or complex ventricular arrhythmias compared to the control group without ventricular premature beats (p=0.
Excessive premature atrial contractions (PACs) have been shown to result in atrial fibrillation, stroke and death, while excessive premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) have been shown to result in increased heart failure, coronary artery disease and death.
I'm having a common, yet annoying problem: PVCs or premature ventricular contractions.
Then, the ECGs were reviewed visually to identify anomalies such as missed beats, premature beats, and changes in wave form, as for example the prolonged QRS complex typical of premature ventricular contractions (see figure 1).
I was recently diagnosed with premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) but tests show my heart is healthy.
Using 24-hr beat-to-beat electrocardiographic data obtained using a high-resolution Holter system, the researchers sumarized the total number of premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) and premature atrial contractions for each 30-min segment.
All the students had ECGs; inverted T waves, premature ventricular contractions, prolonged QTC intervals, and right or left ventricular hypertrophy were among the findings considered abnormal.
The analysis of Holter recordings also indicated lower incidence of premature ventricular contractions (PVC, a single abnormal beat) in patients treated with ADRCs.
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