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Infra-Hisian block as cause of Wenckebach's phenomenon in an asymptomatic middle-aged man.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20106798     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the case of a 60-year-old man with asymptomatic sinus bradycardia and Holter recording showing episodes of Wenckebach block alternating with episodes of 2:1 block. Electrophysiological testing revealed Infra-Hisian block with progressive prolongation of the H-V interval resulting in block after H potential. This produced typical Wenckebach-type block on surface electrocardiogram resembling the clinical one. The patient was successfully treated with permanent dual-chamber pacemaker implantation.
Antonios P Antoniadis; Nikolaos K Fragakis; George C Maligkos; George A Katsaris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-02-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-2092     ISO Abbreviation:  Europace     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-25     Completed Date:  2010-08-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883649     Medline TA:  Europace     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  898-902     Citation Subset:  IM    
2nd Cardiology Department, General Hospital G. Papanikolaou, Exochi, Thessaloniki 57010, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Atrioventricular Block / diagnosis,  physiopathology*,  therapy
Bradycardia / diagnosis,  physiopathology*,  therapy
Bundle of His / physiopathology*
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial
Middle Aged

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