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Microcomplex--a new incomplete heart block pattern.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12122617     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article reports a new, transient, but identical electrocardiogram presentation in 2 patients at 2 different institutions. While its mechanism is uncertain, analysis by exclusion suggests that a diffusely prolonged but nonhomogenous myocardial refractoriness may have altered both QRS morphology and amplitude and also may have resulted in periods of 2:1 AV block.
Authors:
James A Reiffel; James Cook
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of electrocardiology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0022-0736     ISO Abbreviation:  J Electrocardiol     Publication Date:  2002 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-17     Completed Date:  2002-10-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0153605     Medline TA:  J Electrocardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  273-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, NYC, NY, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Electrocardiography
Female
Heart Block / physiopathology*
Humans

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