TITLE

HIS BUNDLE ELECTROGRAMS AND ATRIAL FLUTTER WITH 4:1 AV CONDUCTION

AUTHOR(S)
Gould, Lawrence; Reddy, C. V. R.; Gomprecht, Robert F.
PUB. DATE
May 1975
SOURCE
Angiology;May1975, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p391
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Seven patients presented with atrial flutter with 4:1 AV conduction. They all spontaneously reverted to a normal sinus rhythm. His bundle electrograms were then performed. The five patients who showed a first degree AV block demonstrated a prolongation of the AH interval. One of the five subjects also showed a prolonged HQ interval. The two patients who did not show a first degree AV block demonstrated a prolonged HQ interval. Atrial flutter with 4:1 AV conduction is always associated with an impairment in the conduction system.
ACCESSION #
16359800

 

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