atrioventricular node

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a node of specialized heart muscle located in the septal wall of the right atrium

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The accumulated antibodies were thought to be the initiator of fetal inflammatory responses, which in turn contribute to fibrosis and eventual calcification of the AV node, leading to CAVB.
In 'antidromic' AVRT, the antegrade limb is the accessory pathway and the retrograde limb the AV node.
Ideal approach for CHB is prevention by targeting the therapy to eliminate antibodies before AV node destruction.
The decline in the PR interval could be due either to a rapid propagation of the action potential through the ventricles, or to rapid transmission of the action potential through the AV node as opined by other workers.
Subsequent EP studies demonstrated that the patient had an accessory atrioventricular (AV) tract, causing electrical activity in the heart to bypass the AV node, resulting in a delta wave on EKG (FIGURE 3, GREEN ARROWS).
Also known as Wenckebach, Mobitz Type I seconddegree AV block results when there is an intermittent block of SA node-originated impulse conduction within the AV node (nodal) followed by complete failure of the impulse conduction from the atria to the ventricles.
2+] current in AV node cells Prolonged PR Impaired conduction in atria, segment AV node, and bundle branches Reduced ventricular Reduced [Na.
The AV node collects this depolarization, holds it for about a fifth of a second, and then releases the electricity down into the ventricles.
any kind of atrioventricular or intraventricular conditions or blocks such as complete left or right bundle branch block, AV node block, QTc or PR prolongation, premature atrial contractions or other atrial arrhythmia, sustained ventricular arrhythmia, two premature ventricular contractions in a row, ST elevation consistent with ischemia)
To prevent anarchy in the heart's electrical system, the pacemaker in the right atrium, the SA node, drives the show Specialized conductive tissue transmits impulses initiated at the SA node to the AV node near the ventricle and then throughout the heart muscle.
The relative contribution of the sinus and AV node to heart rate variability.
AV node reentrant tachycardia occurs when an electrical short-circuit happens in the centre of the heart.
The SA node is the primary pacemaker from which the electrical impulse moves to the AV node then, by way of the AV bundle, to the ventricles.