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 atrioventricular block complicating acute anterior myocardial infarction can be reversed with acute coronary angioplasty.
Incidence, predictors, and outcomes of high-degree atrioventricular block complicating acute myocardial infarction treated with thrombolytic therapy.
In the present study we assess the prognosis of atrioventricular blocks versus intraventricular blocks in acute MI.
In a previous study atrioventricular blocks and bundle branch blocks in acute myocardial infarction males have an incidence of 62.
We report a 15-year-old girl who presented with syncope and sinus bradycardia, low voltage, prolonged QT interval and first degree atrioventricular block on electrocardiogram due to iatrogenic hypothyroidism.
Electrocardiography showed sinus bradycardia, low voltage, first degree atrioventricular block (PR interval was 0.
Although her medical history revealed no cardiovascular disease, complete atrioventricular block was detected by electrocardiography.
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In the study group, the pre-anesthetic electrocardiogram revealed a first-degree atrioventricular block in 3% of the animals, Type I Mobitz second-degree atrioventricular block in 3% of the animals, and sinus pauses in 11% of the animals showing that overall, 17% of the animals could have degenerative alterations in the conduction system as a result of aging.
Although, it is considered as a benign anomaly, it may lead to such complications as acute myocardial infarction, ventricular tachycardia, syncope, atrioventricular block and sudden cardiac death.
It then outlines recognizing types of arrhythmias and atrioventricular blocks, with information on pathophysiology, causes, symptoms, and interventions; the effects of electrolyte imbalances and drugs; treatments; and 12-lead ECG and disorders it diagnoses.
Complete with examples and cartoons, this compact reference primarily covers the practicalities of conducting and interpreting electrocardiograms, including the basic theories, arrhythmias of the sinus node, atrial, junctional, ventricular and atrioventricular varieties, atrioventricular blocks, ECG effects of electrolyte imbalances, ECG effects of antiarrhythmics, pacemakers and ICDs, basic 12-lead electrocardiography, and advanced electrocardiography.
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