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Atypical termination of simultaneous sino-atrial and atrio-ventricular Wenckebach type conduction caused by atrial premature beats.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15636455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a case report of a patient with group beating characterized by progressively shortening P-P intervals and at the same time gradually increasing P-R intervals showing R-P/P-R interval reciprocity due to the simultaneous occurrence of sino-atrial (S-A) Wenckebach and atrio-ventricular (A-V) Wenckebach-like periodicities. All group beatings are terminated by atrial premature beats elicited by a critical P-P interval shortening during S-A Wenckebach type conduction preventing the typical termination of Wenckebach periods.
Authors:
Andrais Vereckei
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cardiologica     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0001-5385     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cardiol     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-07     Completed Date:  2005-05-05     Revised Date:  2009-06-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370570     Medline TA:  Acta Cardiol     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  673-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
3rd Department of Medicine, Semmelweis University, School of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary. vereckei@kut.sote.hu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Atrial Premature Complexes / complications*,  physiopathology
Electrocardiography
Female
Heart Block / etiology*,  physiopathology
Humans

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