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Depression of distal AV conduction following ventricular pacing.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6171798     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 61-year-old man presented with symptomatic 2 degree Mobitz II AV block in association with bifascicular block. Ventricular pacing resulted in temporary depression of AV conduction. The extent of pacing-induced AV block varied directly with the duration and rate of ventricular pacing. Intracardiac recordings proved that the site of spontaneous and pacing-induced AV block was distal to the His bundle. Possible mechanisms by which this phenomenon may arise and several implications of practical importance are discussed.
Authors:
R W Wald; M B Waxman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  1981 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-02-12     Completed Date:  1982-02-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  84-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial / adverse effects*
Electrocardiography
Heart Block / etiology*
Heart Conduction System / physiopathology
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Time Factors

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