Impaired impulse conduction from HEART ATRIA to HEART VENTRICLES. AV block can mean delayed or completely blocked impulse conduction.
Impaired conduction of cardiac impulse that can occur anywhere along the conduction pathway, such as between the SINOATRIAL NODE and the right atrium (SA block) or between atria and ventricles (AV block). Heart blocks can be classified by the duration, frequency, or completeness of conduction block. Reversibility depends on the degree of structural or functional defects.
A device designed to stimulate, by electric impulses, contraction of the heart muscles. It may be temporary (external) or permanent (internal or internal-external).
Cardiac arrhythmias that are characterized by excessively slow HEART RATE, usually below 50 beats per minute in human adults. They can be classified broadly into SINOATRIAL NODE dysfunction and ATRIOVENTRICULAR BLOCK.
Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the HEART as projected onto various sites on the body's surface, delineated as a scalar function of time. The recording is monitored by a tracing on slow moving chart paper or by observing it on a cardioscope, which is a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY.
Small band of specialized CARDIAC MUSCLE fibers that originates in the ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODE and extends into the membranous part of the interventricular septum. The bundle of His, consisting of the left and the right bundle branches, conducts the electrical impulses to the HEART VENTRICLES in generation of MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION.
A condition caused by dysfunctions related to the SINOATRIAL NODE including impulse generation (CARDIAC SINUS ARREST) and impulse conduction (SINOATRIAL EXIT BLOCK). It is characterized by persistent BRADYCARDIA, chronic ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, and failure to resume sinus rhythm following CARDIOVERSION. This syndrome can be congenital or acquired, particularly after surgical correction for heart defects.
A small nodular mass of specialized muscle fibers located in the interatrial septum near the opening of the coronary sinus. It gives rise to the atrioventricular bundle of the conduction system of the heart.
Regulation of the rate of contraction of the heart muscles by an artificial pacemaker.
An impulse-conducting system composed of modified cardiac muscle, having the power of spontaneous rhythmicity and conduction more highly developed than the rest of the heart.
A form of heart block in which the electrical stimulation of HEART VENTRICLES is interrupted at either one of the branches of BUNDLE OF HIS thus preventing the simultaneous depolarization of the two ventricles.
A transient loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished blood flow to the brain (i.e., BRAIN ISCHEMIA). Presyncope refers to the sensation of lightheadedness and loss of strength that precedes a syncopal event or accompanies an incomplete syncope. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp367-9)
The small mass of modified cardiac muscle fibers located at the junction of the superior vena cava (VENA CAVA, SUPERIOR) and right atrium. Contraction impulses probably start in this node, spread over the atrium (HEART ATRIUM) and are then transmitted by the atrioventricular bundle (BUNDLE OF HIS) to the ventricle (HEART VENTRICLE).
The measurement of magnetic fields generated by electric currents from the heart. The measurement of these fields provides information which is complementary to that provided by ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY.
A malignant form of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia that is characterized by HEART RATE between 200 and 250 beats per minute, and QRS complexes with changing amplitude and twisting of the points. The term also describes the syndrome of tachycardia with prolonged ventricular repolarization, long QT intervals exceeding 500 milliseconds or BRADYCARDIA. Torsades de pointes may be self-limited or may progress to VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION.
Any disturbances of the normal rhythmic beating of the heart or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. Cardiac arrhythmias can be classified by the abnormalities in HEART RATE, disorders of electrical impulse generation, or impulse conduction.
A condition of fainting spells caused by heart block, often an atrioventricular block, that leads to BRADYCARDIA and drop in CARDIAC OUTPUT. When the cardiac output becomes too low, the patient faints (SYNCOPE). In some cases, the syncope attacks are transient and in others cases repetitive and persistent.
A plant genus of the family ERICACEAE.
Abnormally rapid heartbeats caused by reentry of atrial impulse into the dual (fast and slow) pathways of ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODE. The common type involves a blocked atrial impulse in the slow pathway which reenters the fast pathway in a retrograde direction and simultaneously conducts to the atria and the ventricles leading to rapid HEART RATE of 150-250 beats per minute.
A class I anti-arrhythmic agent (one that interferes directly with the depolarization of the cardiac membrane and thus serves as a membrane-stabilizing agent) with a depressant action on the heart similar to that of guanidine. It also possesses some anticholinergic and local anesthetic properties.
The physiological mechanisms that govern the rhythmic occurrence of certain biochemical, physiological, and behavioral phenomena.
Removal of tissue with electrical current delivered via electrodes positioned at the distal end of a catheter. Energy sources are commonly direct current (DC-shock) or alternating current at radiofrequencies (usually 750 kHz). The technique is used most often to ablate the AV junction and/or accessory pathways in order to interrupt AV conduction and produce AV block in the treatment of various tachyarrhythmias.
Failure of equipment to perform to standard. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.
Methods to induce and measure electrical activities at specific sites in the heart to diagnose and treat problems with the heart's electrical system.
Method in which prolonged electrocardiographic recordings are made on a portable tape recorder (Holter-type system) or solid-state device ("real-time" system), while the patient undergoes normal daily activities. It is useful in the diagnosis and management of intermittent cardiac arrhythmias and transient myocardial ischemia.
Irregular HEART RATE caused by abnormal function of the SINOATRIAL NODE. It is characterized by a greater than 10% change between the maximum and the minimum sinus cycle length or 120 milliseconds.
Pathophysiological conditions of the FETUS in the UTERUS. Some fetal diseases may be treated with FETAL THERAPIES.
Agents used for the treatment or prevention of cardiac arrhythmias. They may affect the polarization-repolarization phase of the action potential, its excitability or refractoriness, or impulse conduction or membrane responsiveness within cardiac fibers. Anti-arrhythmia agents are often classed into four main groups according to their mechanism of action: sodium channel blockade, beta-adrenergic blockade, repolarization prolongation, or calcium channel blockade.
The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.
Abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in two or more fetal compartments, such as SKIN; PLEURA; PERICARDIUM; PLACENTA; PERITONEUM; AMNIOTIC FLUID. General fetal EDEMA may be of non-immunologic origin, or of immunologic origin as in the case of ERYTHROBLASTOSIS FETALIS.
Disturbance in the atrial activation that is caused by transient failure of impulse conduction from the SINOATRIAL NODE to the HEART ATRIA. It is characterized by a delayed in heartbeat and pauses between P waves in an ELECTROCARDIOGRAM.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
A plant genus of the family APOCYNACEAE. It is a very poisonous plant that contains cardioactive agents.
Prenatal interventions to correct fetal anomalies or treat FETAL DISEASES in utero. Fetal therapies include several major areas, such as open surgery; FETOSCOPY; pharmacological therapy; INTRAUTERINE TRANSFUSION; STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION; and GENETIC THERAPY.
Abnormal cardiac rhythm that is characterized by rapid, uncoordinated firing of electrical impulses in the upper chambers of the heart (HEART ATRIA). In such case, blood cannot be effectively pumped into the lower chambers of the heart (HEART VENTRICLES). It is caused by abnormal impulse generation.
A form of CARDIAC MUSCLE disease in which the ventricular walls are excessively rigid, impeding ventricular filling. It is marked by reduced diastolic volume of either or both ventricles but normal or nearly normal systolic function. It may be idiopathic or associated with other diseases (ENDOMYOCARDIAL FIBROSIS or AMYLOIDOSIS) causing interstitial fibrosis.
A generic expression for any tachycardia that originates above the BUNDLE OF HIS.
The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION in which the inferior wall of the heart is involved. It is often caused by occlusion of the right coronary artery.
A condition that is characterized by episodes of fainting (SYNCOPE) and varying degree of ventricular arrhythmia as indicated by the prolonged QT interval. The inherited forms are caused by mutation of genes encoding cardiac ion channel proteins. The two major forms are ROMANO-WARD SYNDROME and JERVELL-LANGE NIELSEN SYNDROME.
The chambers of the heart, to which the BLOOD returns from the circulation.
Procedures using an electrically heated wire or scalpel to treat hemorrhage (e.g., bleeding ulcers) and to ablate tumors, mucosal lesions, and refractory arrhythmias. It is different from ELECTROSURGERY which is used more for cutting tissue than destroying and in which the patient is part of the electric circuit.
Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the heart on a plane of the body surface delineated as a vector function of time.
Surgically placed electric conductors through which ELECTRIC STIMULATION is delivered to or electrical activity is recorded from a specific point inside the body.
Inflammatory processes of the muscular walls of the heart (MYOCARDIUM) which result in injury to the cardiac muscle cells (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC). Manifestations range from subclinical to sudden death (DEATH, SUDDEN). Myocarditis in association with cardiac dysfunction is classified as inflammatory CARDIOMYOPATHY usually caused by INFECTION, autoimmune diseases, or responses to toxic substances. Myocarditis is also a common cause of DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY and other cardiomyopathies.
The heart rate of the FETUS. The normal range at term is between 120 and 160 beats per minute.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Abnormally rapid heartbeat, usually with a HEART RATE above 100 beats per minute for adults. Tachycardia accompanied by disturbance in the cardiac depolarization (cardiac arrhythmia) is called tachyarrhythmia.
Interruption of NEURAL CONDUCTION in peripheral nerves or nerve trunks by the injection of a local anesthetic agent (e.g., LIDOCAINE; PHENOL; BOTULINUM TOXINS) to manage or treat pain.
Modified cardiac muscle fibers composing the terminal portion of the heart conduction system.
Developmental abnormalities in any portion of the VENTRICULAR SEPTUM resulting in abnormal communications between the two lower chambers of the heart. Classification of ventricular septal defects is based on location of the communication, such as perimembranous, inlet, outlet (infundibular), central muscular, marginal muscular, or apical muscular defect.
The lower right and left chambers of the heart. The right ventricle pumps venous BLOOD into the LUNGS and the left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood into the systemic arterial circulation.
Ultrasonic recording of the size, motion, and composition of the heart and surrounding tissues. The standard approach is transthoracic.
A condition characterized by the thickening of ENDOCARDIUM due to proliferation of fibrous and elastic tissue, usually in the left ventricle leading to impaired cardiac function (CARDIOMYOPATHY, RESTRICTIVE). It is most commonly seen in young children and rarely in adults. It is often associated with congenital heart anomalies (HEART DEFECTS CONGENITAL;) INFECTION; or gene mutation. Defects in the tafazzin protein, encoded by TAZ gene, result in a form of autosomal dominant familial endocardial fibroelastosis.
A sweet viscous liquid food, produced in the honey sacs of various bees from nectar collected from flowers. The nectar is ripened into honey by inversion of its sucrose sugar into fructose and glucose. It is somewhat acidic and has mild antiseptic properties, being sometimes used in the treatment of burns and lacerations.
A form of CARDIAC MUSCLE disease, characterized by left and/or right ventricular hypertrophy (HYPERTROPHY, LEFT VENTRICULAR; HYPERTROPHY, RIGHT VENTRICULAR), frequent asymmetrical involvement of the HEART SEPTUM, and normal or reduced left ventricular volume. Risk factors include HYPERTENSION; AORTIC STENOSIS; and gene MUTATION; (FAMILIAL HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY).
Procedures in which placement of CARDIAC CATHETERS is performed for therapeutic or diagnostic procedures.
The study of the generation and behavior of electrical charges in living organisms particularly the nervous system and the effects of electricity on living organisms.
Rapid, irregular atrial contractions caused by a block of electrical impulse conduction in the right atrium and a reentrant wave front traveling up the inter-atrial septum and down the right atrial free wall or vice versa. Unlike ATRIAL FIBRILLATION which is caused by abnormal impulse generation, typical atrial flutter is caused by abnormal impulse conduction. As in atrial fibrillation, patients with atrial flutter cannot effectively pump blood into the lower chambers of the heart (HEART VENTRICLES).
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Abrupt changes in the membrane potential that sweep along the CELL MEMBRANE of excitable cells in response to excitation stimuli.
A CATHETER-delivered implant used for closing abnormal holes in the cardiovascular system, especially HEART SEPTAL DEFECTS; or passageways intentionally made during cardiovascular surgical procedures.
Determination of the nature of a pathological condition or disease in the postimplantation EMBRYO; FETUS; or pregnant female before birth.
The hollow, muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood.
An abnormally rapid ventricular rhythm usually in excess of 150 beats per minute. It is generated within the ventricle below the BUNDLE OF HIS, either as autonomic impulse formation or reentrant impulse conduction. Depending on the etiology, onset of ventricular tachycardia can be paroxysmal (sudden) or nonparoxysmal, its wide QRS complexes can be uniform or polymorphic, and the ventricular beating may be independent of the atrial beating (AV dissociation).
Autoantibodies directed against various nuclear antigens including DNA, RNA, histones, acidic nuclear proteins, or complexes of these molecular elements. Antinuclear antibodies are found in systemic autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren's syndrome, scleroderma, polymyositis, and mixed connective tissue disease.
This structure includes the thin muscular atrial septum between the two HEART ATRIA, and the thick muscular ventricular septum between the two HEART VENTRICLES.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
A group of diseases in which the dominant feature is the involvement of the CARDIAC MUSCLE itself. Cardiomyopathies are classified according to their predominant pathophysiological features (DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY; HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY; RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY) or their etiological/pathological factors (CARDIOMYOPATHY, ALCOHOLIC; ENDOCARDIAL FIBROELASTOSIS).
A subgroup of cyclic nucleotide-regulated ION CHANNELS of the superfamily of pore-loop cation channels that are opened by hyperpolarization rather than depolarization. The ion conducting pore passes SODIUM, CALCIUM, and POTASSIUM cations with a preference for potassium.
Surgical insertion of synthetic material to repair injured or diseased heart valves.
A voltage-gated sodium channel subtype that mediates the sodium ion PERMEABILITY of CARDIOMYOCYTES. Defects in the SCN5A gene, which codes for the alpha subunit of this sodium channel, are associated with a variety of CARDIAC DISEASES that result from loss of sodium channel function.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
An adrenergic beta-antagonist that is used in the treatment of life-threatening arrhythmias.
Developmental abnormalities involving structures of the heart. These defects are present at birth but may be discovered later in life.
A form of ventricular pre-excitation characterized by a short PR interval and a long QRS interval with a delta wave. In this syndrome, atrial impulses are abnormally conducted to the HEART VENTRICLES via an ACCESSORY CONDUCTING PATHWAY that is located between the wall of the right or left atria and the ventricles, also known as a BUNDLE OF KENT. The inherited form can be caused by mutation of PRKAG2 gene encoding a gamma-2 regulatory subunit of AMP-activated protein kinase.
Imaging of a ventricle of the heart after the injection of a radioactive contrast medium. The technique is less invasive than cardiac catheterization and is used to assess ventricular function.
A form of CARDIAC MUSCLE disease that is characterized by ventricular dilation, VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION, and HEART FAILURE. Risk factors include SMOKING; ALCOHOL DRINKING; HYPERTENSION; INFECTION; PREGNANCY; and mutations in the LMNA gene encoding LAMIN TYPE A, a NUCLEAR LAMINA protein.
A standard and widely accepted diagnostic test used to identify patients who have a vasodepressive and/or cardioinhibitory response as a cause of syncope. (From Braunwald, Heart Disease, 7th ed)
The regular recurrence, in cycles of about 24 hours, of biological processes or activities, such as sensitivity to drugs and stimuli, hormone secretion, sleeping, and feeding.
An idiopathic systemic inflammatory granulomatous disorder comprised of epithelioid and multinucleated giant cells with little necrosis. It usually invades the lungs with fibrosis and may also involve lymph nodes, skin, liver, spleen, eyes, phalangeal bones, and parotid glands.
The abrupt cessation of all vital bodily functions, manifested by the permanent loss of total cerebral, respiratory, and cardiovascular functions.
The innermost layer of the heart, comprised of endothelial cells.
c-Kit positive cells related to SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS that are intercalated between the autonomic nerves and the effector smooth muscle cells of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Different phenotypic classes play roles as pacemakers, mediators of neural inputs, and mechanosensors.
A nucleoside that is composed of ADENINE and D-RIBOSE. Adenosine or adenosine derivatives play many important biological roles in addition to being components of DNA and RNA. Adenosine itself is a neurotransmitter.
Controlled physical activity which is performed in order to allow assessment of physiological functions, particularly cardiovascular and pulmonary, but also aerobic capacity. Maximal (most intense) exercise is usually required but submaximal exercise is also used.
The hemodynamic and electrophysiological action of the HEART VENTRICLES.
An ovoid densely packed collection of small cells of the anterior hypothalamus lying close to the midline in a shallow impression of the OPTIC CHIASM.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Removal of an implanted therapeutic or prosthetic device.
A pathological constriction that can occur above (supravalvular stenosis), below (subvalvular stenosis), or at the AORTIC VALVE. It is characterized by restricted outflow from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the AORTA.
A device that substitutes for a heart valve. It may be composed of biological material (BIOPROSTHESIS) and/or synthetic material.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
The muscle tissue of the HEART. It is composed of striated, involuntary muscle cells (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC) connected to form the contractile pump to generate blood flow.
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  • Second-degree atrioventricular block (AV block) is a disease of the electrical conduction system of the heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • The postoperative course was complicated with second-degree atrioventricular block and progressive renal failure. (cdc.gov)
  • A dual-chamber pacemaker was implanted at that time due to postoperative second-degree atrioventricular block. (ahajournals.org)
  • An electrocardiogram showed signs of an old anterior myocardial infarction with first-degree atrioventricular block and intermittent electrostimulation but no signs of acute ischemia. (ahajournals.org)
  • Ten patients with chronic Chagas' cardiomyopathy, high degree atrioventricular block and implanted atrioventricular universal pacemaker, were studied. (usp.br)
  • Due to third degree atrioventricular block, a two-chamber permanent pacemaker was implanted (Figure 2). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Case reports have also documented complete reversion of second-degree atrioventricular block after initiation of CPAP treatment [68]. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This patient presented with third degree atrioventricular block secondary to chronic CD. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 3. Mobitz II second-degree atrioventricular block. (aapc.com)
  • An electrocardiogram showed an acute third-degree atrioventricular block, meaning the heart's conduction between the atria and ventricles was severely impaired. (purinaproclub.com)
  • Incidence, predictors and outcomes of high-degree atrioventricular block complicating acute myocardial infarction treated with thrombolytic therapy. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • We report a rare case of a severe tetanus disease complicated by a heart failure with a third degree atrioventricular block resulting in a cardiac arrest and asystole. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In the study group, the pre-anesthetic electrocardiogram revealed a first-degree atrioventricular block in 3% of the animals, Type I Mobitz second-degree atrioventricular block in 3% of the animals, and sinus pauses in 11% of the animals showing that overall, 17% of the animals could have degenerative alterations in the conduction system as a result of aging. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • First-Degree Atrioventricular Block, also known as first degree atrioventricular block , is related to progressive familial heart block, type ia and left bundle branch hemiblock . (malacards.org)
  • An important gene associated with First-Degree Atrioventricular Block is MYH7 (Myosin Heavy Chain 7), and among its related pathways/superpathways are Gap junction trafficking and Antiarrhythmic Pathway, Pharmacodynamics . (malacards.org)
  • 76 First-degree atrioventricular block (AV block), or PR prolongation, is a disease of the electrical. (malacards.org)
  • Electrocardiogram showed a first-degree atrioventricular block alternating with complete atrioventricular block and sino atrial block. (scifed.com)
  • There was a first degree atrioventricular block on the ECG with PR duration of 480 ms. Echocardiographic study showed an abundant circumferential pericardial effusion without signs of hemodynamic repercussion. (scifed.com)
  • Rest electrocardiogram (ECG) showed a first degree atrioventricular block (PR=400 ms) alternating with complete atrioventricular block and sino atrial block. (scifed.com)
  • We retrospectively analyzed a total of 109 patients (mean age: 78 ± 7.1 years, 53.6% male) who underwent single chamber permanent pacemaker implantation for indications such high-degree atrioventricular block and sick sinus syndrome. (alliedacademies.org)
  • We retrospectively analyzed a total of 109 patients who underwent permanent pacemaker implantation at our institution between January 2013 and December 2015 with the indications including high-degree atrioventricular block and sick sinus syndrome. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Comparative survival after permanent ventricular and dual chamber pacing for patients with chronic high degree atrioventricular block with and without preexistent congestive heart failure. (agregator.pro)
  • The decision to implant a pacemaker in a patient with abnormal AV conduction depends on the presence of symptoms related to bradycardia or ventricular arrhythmias and their prognostic implications. (aafp.org)
  • Harrigan, "Diagnosis and management of bradycardia and atrioventricular block associated with acute coronary ischemia," Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, vol. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Exposure ro 0.8 ppm [O.sub.3] was associated with bradycardia, PR prolongation, ST depression, and substantial increases in atrial premature beats, sinoatrial block, and atrioventricular block accompanied by concurrent increases in several heart rate variability parameters. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In one type of bradycardia, called sinoatrial or atrioventricular block, or heart block, rhythm can be maintained by implanted electrodes that act as artificial pacemakers . (encyclopedia.com)
  • Pacemaker therapy is most commonly initiated because of symptomatic bradycardia, usually resulting from sinus node disease. (ebscohost.com)
  • The article reports on a clinical trial for next generation Ingevity pacing leads of Boston Scientific for implantable pacemakers to the heart for treatment of bradycardia. (ebscohost.com)
  • It adds that it is the first pacemaker to treat bradycardia. (ebscohost.com)
  • A different cohort of transplant patients presents later with bradycardia requiring pacemaker implantation, reported to occur in approximately 1.5% of patients. (ochsnerjournal.org)
  • This abnormality may be detectable only on electrophysiologic studies, or it can be clinically significant sinus or junctional bradycardia requiring pharmacologic support or pacemaker implantation. (ochsnerjournal.org)
  • 8 Pacemaker use is generally indicated for symptomatic bradycardia or junctional escape rhythms. (ochsnerjournal.org)
  • Permanent cardiac pacing is the most efficient treatment for patients with symptomatic bradycardia and high-degree atrioventricular (AV) block. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Heart block affects the heart's ability to pump blood and the body's blood pressure, and can cause an abnormally slow heart rhythm called bradycardia. (ucsf.edu)
  • Other indications for pacemaker placement may include arrhythmias secondary to other diseases such as neuromuscular disorders, OSA, and bradycardia in heart transplant patients. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • The most common condition for which pacemakers are used is in the treatment of bradycardia, where the ventricular rate is too slow. (google.com)
  • AV block) that are permanent or intermittent and sinus node dysfunction represent the most common causes of bradycardia for which permanent pacing may be indicated. (google.com)
  • In one type of bradycardia, called sinoatrial or atrioventricular block, or heart block, rhythm can be maintained by implanted electrodes that act as artificial pacemakers pacemaker, artificial, device used to stimulate a rhythmic heartbeat by means of electrical impulses. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 98%) are implanted due to a patient's inability to maintain an adequate heart rate secondary to either symptomatic bradycardia or bradycardia due to block somewhere within the intrinsic electrical conducting system (sinoatrial node, atrioventricular junction, His-Purkinje system). (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • 6.3 Dual‑chamber pacemakers accounted for nearly 60% of the pacemakers implanted in 2003. (nice.org.uk)
  • The anticipated additional cost of implementing this guidance is dependent on the increased acquisition cost of dual‑chamber pacemakers, the number of patients with continuous atrial fibrillation who are not suitable for dual‑chamber pacing, and the likely uptake of dual‑chamber pacing. (nice.org.uk)
  • The uptake of dual‑chamber pacing is likely to vary between 70% and a theoretical maximum of 90%, for which the implementation cost varies between about £8 million and £10 million per year, based on the current implantation rate of pacemakers. (nice.org.uk)
  • This does not take into consideration potential differences in the staff and theatre costs between procedures for implanting dual‑ and single‑chamber pacemakers. (nice.org.uk)
  • Frumin H, Furman S. Endless loop tachycardia started by an atrial premature complex in a patient with a dual chamber pacemaker. (medscape.com)
  • Klementowicz PT, Furman S. Selective atrial sensing in dual chamber pacemakers eliminates endless loop tachycardia. (medscape.com)
  • Reprogramming a dual-chamber, dual-mode, dual pacing, dual-sensing (DDD) pacemaker to AAI, VVI, or DVI (DDI) abolishes the PMT reentrant circuit, thereby prohibiting PMT from occurring. (medscape.com)
  • Most modern dual-chamber pacemakers are capable of detecting PMT and initiating PMT intervention by automatically prolonging the PVARP for the beat after a ventricular-sensed event that is not preceded by atrial pacing, ie, a PVC (PVARP extension). (medscape.com)
  • Device technology also has evolved from simple single-chamber, fixed-rate pacemakers to multichamber, rate-responsive (to meet physiologic needs) units capable of pacing, cardioversion, and defibrillation. (aafp.org)
  • Single chamber pacemakers work on one of the chambers (sections) of the heart, while dual chamber pacemakers, which are more expensive, work on two simultaneously. (cochrane.org)
  • The review of trials found that dual chamber pacemakers tended to prevent more subsequent heart problems than single chamber ventricular pacemakers. (cochrane.org)
  • The review did not investigate the relative benefits or risks of surgery to upgrade to a dual chamber pacemaker. (cochrane.org)
  • This review shows a trend towards greater effectiveness with dual chamber pacing compared to single chamber ventricular pacing, which supports the current British Pacing and Electrophysiology Group's Guidelines regarding atrioventricular block. (cochrane.org)
  • However, a significant proportion of pacemakers currently implanted are single chamber ventricular pacemakers. (cochrane.org)
  • The objective of this review was to assess the short- and long-term clinical effectiveness of dual chamber pacemakers compared to single chamber ventricular pacemakers in adults with AV block, sick sinus syndrome or both. (cochrane.org)
  • 1. Implantation of dual-chamber rate responsive permanent pacemaker system via left subclavian vein. (aapc.com)
  • The patient underwent a dual-chamber pacemaker implant the next day, and has done well. (eplabdigest.com)
  • His dual chamber pacemaker was initially implanted in 1996 and later upgraded to an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD). (acponline.org)
  • To maintain atrioventricular synchrony, dual-chamber pacing has been introduced. (onlinejacc.org)
  • She had a dual-chamber pacemaker implanted 14 years previously for second-degree atrioventricular (AV) nodal block and a successful generator replacement five years later. (bjcardio.co.uk)
  • A 75-year-old female after permanent dual chamber pacemaker implant complained of chest pain with repolarization alterations suggesting acute myocardial ischemia. (hindawi.com)
  • A dual-chamber pacemaker (PM) with ventricular lead in the right ventricle (RV) apex was then implanted without procedural complications. (hindawi.com)
  • Evolving ECG aspect: (a) spontaneous sinus rhythm with first-degree AV block and right bundle branch block, (b) early postimplant with dual-chamber pacing, (c) dual-chamber pacing with ST segment elevation in inferior and anterior leads, (d) spontaneous rhythm with PM inhibited and ST segment elevation in inferior and anterior leads, and (e) dual-chamber pacing at discharge with evolving repolarization abnormalities. (hindawi.com)
  • We report the case of a 55-year-old Tunisian woman with preserved ventricular function, implanted with a dual-chamber pacemaker for complete atrioventricular block. (springermedizin.de)
  • All patients -- 16 were eligible and agreed to participate -- had a dual-chamber pacemaker implanted. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Single‐chamber St Jude pacemakers were implanted in each pig. (ahajournals.org)
  • We believe that single chamber atrial pacing use (AAI/R) has become an anachronism that should generally be abandoned (obviously with rare exceptional cases) and be replaced by dual chamber pacemakers (DDD/R) equipped with modern pacing algorithms that minimize patient exposure to ventricular pacing. (springer.com)
  • A dual chamber pace maker was implanted. (scifed.com)
  • She was implanted by a dual chamber pacemaker. (scifed.com)
  • Although conventional transvenous dual-chamber (DDD) pacemaker (PM) is ideal for atrioventricular block, leadless PM, which is less invasive, may be suitable for frail TAVI patients. (eplabdigest.com)
  • Although conventional dual-chamber (DDD) PM implantation is hemodynamically ideal for atrioventricular block in patients with sinus rhythm, the less-invasive leadless PM option may be suitable for frail and vulnerable TAVI patients. (eplabdigest.com)
  • We aimed to search the association between elevated serum troponin levels and VPT values in patients who has implanted single chamber permanent pacemaker. (alliedacademies.org)
  • A dual-chamber pacemaker with right ventricular apical pacing was implanted to improve the obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Two years ago single chamber pacemaker was implanted because of transient atrioventricular block. (romj.org)
  • The pacemaker consists of a pulse generator, which contains the battery and programming circuitry, and one to three leads, which provide access to the chamber of the heart being paced (right atrium, right ventricle, or coronary sinus for left ventricle pacing). (thecardiologyadvisor.com)
  • For example, the most common modality is dual chamber rate responsive (DDDR) pacemaker, which is capable of sensing and pacing both the atria and ventricles and has rate modulation that allows for increased heart rate in response to increasing physiologic demand, as occurs during exercise. (thecardiologyadvisor.com)
  • Figure 1 shows an example of an EKG with A-V sequential pacing (A-pace V-pace) in a patient with a dual chamber pacemaker (DDD). (thecardiologyadvisor.com)
  • Mannheim single chamber pacemaker ecg eschweiler frauen kennenlernen berlin Single icd cpt code viele, aber nicht alle, fachautoren kürzen. (agregator.pro)
  • A significant development in pacing was the construction of single chamber and, later, of dual chamber rate responsive pacemakers. (agregator.pro)
  • Nach syrien medtronic single chamber temporary pacemaker vorwand, beste zu sein. (agregator.pro)
  • Pacemakers Medtronic 5348 Medtronic Herzschrittmacher 5348, Temporary single chamber pacemaker. (agregator.pro)
  • Eine Freikarte für pacemaker single chamber atrial ecg Namens-Experimente gibt es single wohnung naumburg aber nicht: Here, wires are placed in two chambers of the heart. (agregator.pro)
  • External Dual Chamber Pacemaker. (agregator.pro)
  • Current pacemaker devices treat bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias and, in some cases, are combined with implantable defibrillators. (aafp.org)
  • A specific type of pacemaker called a defibrillator combines pacemaker and defibrillator functions in a single implantable device, which should be called a defibrillator, for clarity. (wikipedia.org)
  • CMS has determined that MRI for Medicare beneficiaries with an implanted pacemaker (PM), implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker (CRT-P) or cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) is reasonable and necessary under certain circumstances. (humana.com)
  • PURPOSE: MRI is sometimes critical to optimal radiotherapy planning but may be contraindicated in increasing numbers of patients who carry an implantable cardiac device (ICD, pacemaker or defibrillator). (bvsalud.org)
  • Describes observations regarding a set of patients in whom internal implantable mercury battery powered pacemakers with a fixed ventricular rate were employed. (ebscohost.com)
  • More than 2,000,000 patients in the United States have a permanent cardiac pacemaker, and an additional 3,000,000 patients meet the criteria for implantable cardioverterde fibrillator (ICD) implantation [1] . (clinmedjournals.org)
  • In Japan, approximately 250,000 patients have implanted cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs), including pacemakers and ICDs. (clinmedjournals.org)
  • Permanent cardiac pacemakers. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Discusses the ins and outs of implanted cardiac pacemakers. (ebscohost.com)
  • Offers information on cardiac pacemakers. (ebscohost.com)
  • A quiz on cardiac pacemakers is presented. (ebscohost.com)
  • Over five decades have passed since the first permanent cardiac pacemakers were introduced into clinical medicine. (springer.com)
  • ACC/AHA/HRS 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise the ACC/AHA/NASPE 2002 Guideline Update for Implantation of Cardiac Pacemakers and Antiarrhythmia Devices) developed in collaboration with the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and Society of Thoracic Surgeons. (springer.com)
  • The influence of MRI-conditional cardiac pacemakers on the quality and interpretability of images acquired in cardiac MRI (CMR) examinations was retrospectively investigated. (clinmedjournals.org)
  • The subjects in this study were 12 patients (7 men and 5 women, mean age: 68.4 ± 8.7 years) with MRI-conditional cardiac pacemakers who underwent CMR examinations at our institution between July 2013 and December 2014. (clinmedjournals.org)
  • CMR can be performed safely in patients with MRI-conditional cardiac pacemakers, and images of sufficient quality for the assessment of cardiac anatomy and function can be obtained. (clinmedjournals.org)
  • An implanted artificial pacemaker can restore a normal heart rate and rhythm. (ucsf.edu)
  • Nowadays, heart block can be treated by implanting an artificial pacemaker to drive the ventricles. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The artificial pacemaker is a medical device that is surgically implanted, most commonly in the subcutaneous tissues overlying the prepectoral fascia in the upper chest. (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • Cardiac pacing represents the primary therapy for bradycardic arrhythmias (slow irregular heartbeat), including sinus node dysfunction and atrioventricular conduction block. (sciencemag.org)
  • It is important to incorporate evidence based care into clinical practice so that patients with sinus node dysfunction and atrioventricular conduction abnormalities who would benefit from permanent pacemaker implantation can be identified. (thecardiologyadvisor.com)
  • Rounding Up the Usual Suspects: Nonsustained Ventricular Tachycardia and Sustained Left Ventricular Dysfunction as Risk Factors for Sudden Death in Isolated AV Block. (cdc.gov)
  • At follow-up, 7 (6%) of 108 patients had sinus node dysfunction, a permanent pacemaker, or both, and 15 (14%) of 108 patients had atrial fibrillation. (ahajournals.org)
  • Permanent pacemakers are implanted in adults primarily for the treatment of sinus node dysfunction, acquired atrioventricular block, and certain fascicular blocks. (aafp.org)
  • Cardiac pacing is the only effective treatment in patients with symptomatic sinus node dysfunction or atrioventricular block. (onlinejacc.org)
  • The patient had a fever and electrocardiographic evidence of sinus node dysfunction associated with Mobitz type 2 atrioventricular block that progressed to complete heart block. (cureus.com)
  • However, among the patients who do exhibit abnormalities, pacemakers may be implanted for early sinus node dysfunction but are rarely used after 6 months. (ochsnerjournal.org)
  • Sinus node dysfunction and heart block were the most common indications for pacemaker implantation. (ochsnerjournal.org)
  • In this case, we discuss etiology, clinical presentation, and management modalities in unusual case of severe myocardial dysfunction in a patient with GLA and frequent right ventricular (RV) pacing after heart valve surgery and pacemaker implantation. (romj.org)
  • We supposed decreasing pacemaker lower rate limit to 40 bpm could reduce ventricular desynchronisation and improve global myocardial contractility, even through presence of the GLA and severe LV dysfunction. (romj.org)
  • These include acquired atrioventricular (AV) block (age-related, procedure-related, congenital complete heart block, sinus node dysfunction, neurogenic syncope, or carotid sinus hypersensitivity. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • The majority of cases are due to either abnormalities of impulse generation (sinus node dysfunction) or conduction (atrioventricular block). (thecardiologyadvisor.com)
  • Permanent pacemakers are the mainstay of treatment for clinically significant sinus node dysfunction and atrioventricular block not due to a reversible cause. (thecardiologyadvisor.com)
  • As a consequence of these improvements, the use of permanent pacemakers has declined. (ochsnerjournal.org)
  • Sixty-six patients with permanent pacemakers were randomly divided into CRIC group and control group after 4 weeks screening. (researchsquare.com)
  • This study suggests that a 12-week course of CRIC treatment could reduce AF burden in patients with permanent pacemakers, supporting widespread use of CRIC in the daily lives of these patients, which need to be verified in the future. (researchsquare.com)
  • Two other patients reported in the literature had RV inhibited permanent pacemakers implanted, and a further 2 had atrioventricular sequential pacemakers. (sun.ac.za)
  • Reassessing Risk Factors in Pediatric Patients With Pacemakers Implanted for Atrioventricular Block: The Impact of Nonsustained Ventricular Tachycardia. (cdc.gov)
  • In pediatric patients with pacemakers implanted for atrioventricular block (AVB), nonsustained ventricular tachycardia (NSVT) detected during routine surveillance is a finding of unknown significance. (cdc.gov)
  • structural heart disease, diagnoses of myocarditis, cardiomyopathy or channelopathy preceding AVB diagnosis, and sustained or polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (VT) as the first occurring arrhythmia after pacemaker implant. (cdc.gov)
  • The presence of a paced rhythm exactly at the upper rate limit with atrial sensing and exact A-V association warrants evaluation for pacemaker-mediated tachycardia (PMT). (medscape.com)
  • A magnet placed on the pacemaker will stop the tachycardia. (medscape.com)
  • Pacemaker-mediated tachycardia: manufacturer specifics and spectrum of cases. (medscape.com)
  • Tracking of atrial flutter during DDD pacing: another form of pacemaker-mediated tachycardia. (medscape.com)
  • Pacer arrhythmias: myopotential triggering of pacemaker mediated tachycardia. (medscape.com)
  • Horie K, Otomo K, Mori S, Kikuchi Y, Meguro T. Uncommon presentation of drug-refractory pacemaker-mediated common atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia and a simple solution by reprogramming. (medscape.com)
  • Validation of device algorithm to differentiate pacemaker-mediated tachycardia from tachycardia due to atrial tracking. (medscape.com)
  • Accuracy of the pacemaker-mediated tachycardia algorithm in Boston Scientific devices. (medscape.com)
  • Telemetered ECG tracing with surface lead II (top) and intracardiac electrograms (atrial electrogram [center] and ventricular electrogram [lower]) and marker channel (bottom) showing pacemaker-mediated tachycardia (PMT). (medscape.com)
  • Telemetered ECG tracing showing atrioventricular (AV)-paced rhythm at 60/min after termination of the pacemaker-mediated tachycardia (PMT). (medscape.com)
  • Treatment, prevention, and termination of pacemaker-mediated tachycardia (PMT) typically involves altering the pacemaker programming to prevent sensing of the retrograde P wave. (medscape.com)
  • Other pacemaker algorithms include dropping a ventricular-paced beat when the pacemaker is pacing at the maximum tracking rate for a specific period of time or shortening the AV interval for a single beat to induce retrograde AV block and terminate the tachycardia. (medscape.com)
  • Future studies will undoubtedly provide novel insights into the pathogenesis of atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, and deleterious effects of atrioventricular dyssynchrony, frequent ventricular ectopy, and chronic ventricular pacing. (sciencemag.org)
  • SUBJECTS AND METHODS: We reviewed 119 catheter ablation cases in 112 patients diagnosed with orthodromic atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia (AVRT) or Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome. (bvsalud.org)
  • Radiofrequency ablation was performed at the upper-septum for eliminating the tachycardia and resulted in complete atrioventricular block. (bvsalud.org)
  • CMR is considered to be useful for identifying the causes of complete atrioventricular block, which is an indication for cardiac pacemaker implantation, and the causes of ventricular tachycardia (VT) and nonsustained VT, which are important indications for ICD implantation. (clinmedjournals.org)
  • Sick sinus syndrome (SSS) and atrioventricular block (AV block) are the two most common reasons people have pacemakers implanted. (cochrane.org)
  • Marc Kraus points out, a dog that eventually undergoes a pacemaker implant will have experienced a condition such as sick sinus syndrome or atrioventricular block for many months or even longer prior to diagnosis of the condition. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Kristensen L, Nielsen JC, Pedersen AK, Mortensen PT, Andersen HR. AV block and changes in pacing mode during long-term follow-up of 399 consecutive patients with sick sinus syndrome treated with an AAI/AAIR pacemaker. (springer.com)
  • She had a DDDR pacemaker implanted in 2005 due to symptomatic complete atrioventricular block. (nih.gov)
  • She was admitted to our unit for a symptomatic complete atrioventricular block with of vertigo. (longdom.org)
  • To be eligible for the trial, patients had to have moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome, sleep-related bradyarrhythmias (sinus pauses longer than six seconds or transient atrioventricular block), and more than two episodes of self-reported syncope during the preceding year. (medpagetoday.com)
  • BACKGROUND: Access to pacemakers and defibrillators is problematic in places with limited resources. (bvsalud.org)
  • The article discusses a study which shows that older patients with pacemakers, defibrillators and other implanted, wireless devices that regulate or measure heart rhythm prefer in-office follow-ups with their doctors. (ebscohost.com)
  • This chapter deals with anesthetic support of device implantation, in particular pacemakers and defibrillators. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • The reversibility of high-grade AV block in non-MI coronary artery disease (CAD), however, is rarely described in the literature. (hindawi.com)
  • Herein we perform a literature review to assess what is known about the reversibility of high-grade AV block after right coronary artery revascularization in CAD patients who present without an acute MI. (hindawi.com)
  • Due to the limited understanding of AV block reversibility following revascularization in non-acute MI presentations, it remains difficult to reliably predict which patients presenting with high-grade AV block in the absence of MI may have the potential to avoid permanent pacemaker implantation via coronary revascularization. (hindawi.com)
  • Potential reversibility of high-grade AV block in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients without an acute MI, in contrast, is a relatively unexplored concept. (hindawi.com)
  • Baseline chest X-ray after coronary artery bypass graft and pacemaker implantation. (ahajournals.org)
  • 5), (6) Other complications include coronary occlusion, atrioventricular block (3 -10% of SAPIEN valves) and acute renal injury.5'6 Trace to mild aortic regurgitation post implantation is reported in up to 70% of cases. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • His medical history included a triple coronary artery bypass graft performed ten years earlier, a pacemaker implanted for four years due to a high grade atrio-ventricular block and un-treated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (classified as GOLD IV) due to smoking. (scirp.org)
  • Once electrolyte abnormalities have been corrected, possible treatment options include non-dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers, beta-blockers, and atrioventricular (AV) node ablation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Paroxysmal Heart Block Following Septal Alcohol Ablation: What is the Mechanism? (eplabdigest.com)
  • Methods Fifty-eight patients treated with His bundle ablation and pacemaker implantation were studied. (onlinejacc.org)
  • We tested the feasibility of in vivo atrioventricular ( AV ) node ablation in swine using stereotactic radiosurgery. (ahajournals.org)
  • Real‐time computed tomography-guided target volume stereotactic noninvasive photon‐beam (x‐ray energy) radiosurgery ablation is feasible with electrical block and histopathologic fibrosis confirmed in targeted myocardium and without collateral damage. (ahajournals.org)
  • BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The earliest atrial (A)/ventricular (V) activation potential, or accessory pathway (AP) potential are commonly used as ablation targets for atrioventricular (AV) APs. (bvsalud.org)
  • The signature cardiac lesion is atrioventricular block [congenital heart block (CHB)], but in 15% to 20% of cases there is an associated, frequently fatal, cardiomyopathy. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A 75-year-old woman with history of hypertension and no previous cardiac symptoms was admitted for syncope and paroxysmal third-degree atrioventricular (AV) block. (hindawi.com)
  • This is a single-center retrospective study of 136 patients (1971-2013) with pacemakers implanted for advanced and complete AVB. (cdc.gov)
  • It is classified as a block of the AV node and is categorized in between first-degree (slowed conduction) and third degree blocks (complete block). (wikipedia.org)
  • 181 The medical significance of this type of AV block is that it may progress rapidly to complete heart block, in which no escape rhythm may emerge. (wikipedia.org)
  • These other programming modalities can lead to serious problems as DDD pacing may be necessary (consider the difficulty of AAI pacing in a patient with complete heart block). (medscape.com)
  • Complete atrioventricular (AV) block is known to be reversible in some cases of acute inferior wall myocardial infarction (MI). (hindawi.com)
  • Advanced AV block refers to blockage of two or more consecutive P waves, whereas complete (third-degree) AV block is defined as absence of all atrioventricular conduction. (aafp.org)
  • Although her medical history revealed no cardiovascular disease, complete atrioventricular block was detected by electrocardiography. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Nuedexta is contraindicated in patients with complete atrioventricular (AV) block without implanted pacemakers, or in patients who are at high risk of complete AV block. (drugs.com)
  • Subsequently, a premature junctional beat with a retrograde P wave (* in Figure 4) led to sinus rhythm with complete heart block without any escape beat for 9 seconds. (eplabdigest.com)
  • The impulse that can set up for the recurring complete heart block can be a premature atrial, 2 ventricular, 3 or in this case, a junctional beat. (eplabdigest.com)
  • We present a 51-year-old African American male with a past medical history significant for complicated diabetes mellitus, ischemic cardiomyopathy with an ejection fraction of 35%, a surgically repaired ventricular septal defect, and pacemaker dependence due to complete atrioventricular block. (acponline.org)
  • NUEDEXTA is contraindicated in patients with a prolonged QT interval, congenital long QT syndrome or a history suggestive of torsades de pointes, in patients with heart failure as well as patients with, or at risk of, complete atrioventricular (AV) block, unless the patient has an implanted pacemaker. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Congenital complete atrioventricular block (CAVB) is seen in approximately one in every 20. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • All types of second-degree AV block, including pseudo-Mobitz II block, and complete AV block, may be present. (ebscohost.com)
  • All 5 pigs had disturbances of AV conduction with progressive transition into complete heart block. (ahajournals.org)
  • We report the case of a 34-year-old male with persistent complete atrioventricular block after the regression of acute myocarditis . (bvsalud.org)
  • A 59-year-old woman with complete atrioventricular block was treated by implantation of a permanent endocavitary pacemaker in 1982. (revespcardiol.org)
  • Few studies have characterized the surgical outcomes following epicardial pacemaker implantation in neonates with congenital complete atrioventricular block (CCAVB). (scielo.br)
  • Permanent pacemaker implantation in neonates with congenital complete atrioventricular block (CCAVB) is technically challenging due to the small size of the patients, presence of concomitant structural heart defects, and rapid child growth. (scielo.br)
  • general anesthesia in a patient with complete atrioventricular block for permanent pacemaker implant. (deu.edu.tr)
  • Moreover, there is complete conduction block across the suture line in the right atrium. (ahajournals.org)
  • heart block is an abnormal delay or, in extreme cases, complete block in the conduction of the electrical impulse from the atria to the ventricles ( A-V block ) or in the specialized conducting network supplying the ventricles ( bundle block ). (encyclopedia.com)
  • This is the condition of complete, or third degree, heart block. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Complete heart block (CHB), a rare complication of this disease, was preceded by complete left bundle-branch block. (sun.ac.za)
  • Repetitive nonreentrant ventriculoatrial synchrony: an underrecognized cause of pacemaker-related arrhythmia. (medscape.com)
  • Now, I needed a defibrillator implanted to protect me from this serious arrhythmia. (heartfoundation.org.au)
  • Blood-pressure and glucose control may be effective in preventing heart block, a common form of arrhythmia, and the subsequent need for a pacemaker, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Pacemaker ECG Quiz No. 23: Pacemaker malfunction or arrhythmia? (evkb.de)
  • Between July 2002 and February 2015, 16 consecutive neonates underwent epicardial pacemaker implantation due to CCAVB. (scielo.br)
  • Retrospective study including consecutive patients with ChCM (Group 1) and ICM (Group 2), who underwent pacemaker implantation in a single center. (wiley.com)
  • Heart block can be treated with the implantation of a permanent pacemaker, which regulates the heart beat. (ucsf.edu)
  • Though the cardiomyostimulator acted as a back-up pacemaker, a DDDR pacemaker was implanted to optimize hemodynamics. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Pacemaker ECG quiz no. 21: Strange ECG after DDDR pacemaker implantation. (evkb.de)
  • Methods The S3 THV was implanted in 15 patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis via femoral arterial access. (onlinejacc.org)
  • The stentless Freedom Solo aortic bioprosthesis is implanted supraannularly using one running suture line in the sinuses of Valsalva. (worldwidescience.org)
  • The epicardial pacemaker leads were placed after the patient collapsed during aortic valve surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Echocardiographic examination two days after pacemaker implantation demonstrated a normal LV function (55%), a LV end-diastolic volume (LVEDV) of 84 mL, the absence of significant valvulopathy and an aortic pre-ejection period (PEP) of 160 ms. A ventricular dyssynchrony (80 ms between septal and lateral electromechanical delays) was also measured with tissue Doppler imaging (TDI). (springermedizin.de)
  • After one year, 96 percent of patients with severe aortic stenosis who were implanted with the investigational Intuity aortic valve replacement system had survived, according to a prospective, nonrandomized, multicenter trial. (cardiovascularbusiness.com)
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), a technique in which a bioprosthetic valve is inserted via a catheter and implanted within the diseased native aortic valve, is a new therapeutic modality for treatment of older patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis and other comorbidities, who have an inherently high surgical risk. (bmj.com)
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), a technique in which a bioprosthetic valve is inserted via a catheter and implanted within the diseased native aortic valve, was first implanted by Andersen in 1993 in a closed chest experimental pig model. (bmj.com)
  • Fulminant myocarditis progresses rapidly and frequently leads to cardiogenic shock , so patients should be supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), an intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), mechanical ventilation , or a temporary pacemaker to maintain hemodynamic status. (bvsalud.org)
  • Atrioventricular block is a common complication of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). (eplabdigest.com)
  • Atrioventricular block is often seen following transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). (eplabdigest.com)
  • It is a conduction block between the atria and ventricles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chronic ventricular pacing was sufficient to effectively treat high degree atrioventricular conduction block. (sciencemag.org)
  • Local A/V amplitude potentials with the earliest activation or AP potential were measured shortly before achieving antegrade AP conduction block, ventriculoatrial block during right ventricle (RV) pacing, or AVRT termination with no AP conduction. (bvsalud.org)
  • However, those that do usually display one or more of the following:[citation needed] Light-headedness Dizziness Syncope (fainting) There are two non-distinct types of second-degree AV block, called Type 1 and Type 2. (wikipedia.org)
  • The indications for pacemaker therapy have expanded in the past 45 years and now include the treatment of bradyarrhythmias and the electrical therapy of tachyarrhythmias, certain types of syncope, and advanced heart failure. (aafp.org)
  • Syncope and bifascicular block: who needs a pacemaker? (evkb.de)
  • We also reviewed the role and limitations of different tests, specifically referring to the interpretation of the results of carotid sinus massage, the role of tilt-table testing, the diagnostic strategy in patients with syncope and bundle branch block, the adenosine test, and the emerging role of prolonged electrocardiographic monitoring. (revespcardiol.org)
  • Ventriculoatrial conduction and related pacemaker-mediated arrhythmias in patients implanted for atrioventricular block: an old problem revisited. (medscape.com)
  • A miniaturized and programmable pacemaker for mice demonstrates the feasibility of long-term cardiac pacing to study cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure. (sciencemag.org)
  • The objectives of this study were to investigate the indications for pacemaker implantation, compare the need for pacemakers following bicaval vs biatrial anastomosis, and examine the long-term outcomes of heart transplant patients who received pacemakers. (ochsnerjournal.org)
  • The aim of this study was to compare the indications for pacemaker implantation, intraoperative measurements, and long-term follow-up of patients with Chagas' cardiomyopathy (ChCM) and ischemic cardiomyopathy (ICM) referred for pacemaker implantation. (wiley.com)
  • There were two deaths at 12 and 325 days after pacemaker implantation due to bleeding from thrombolytic use and progressive refractory heart failure, respectively. (scielo.br)
  • In acute situations, when a patient is very symptomatic, regardless of the pacemaker model or when a programmer is unavailable, applying a magnet over the pacemaker inhibits sensing and makes the pacemaker pace asynchronously in the atrium and ventricle, thus terminating the PMT by blocking the antegrade limb of the circuit (by prevention of atrial tracking). (medscape.com)
  • Acute myocardial infarction (MI), particularly with injury to the inferior wall, is also a well-described cause of reversible AV block [ 25 - 27 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The heart's rhythm is controlled by an electrical impulse that is generated from a clump of tissue on the right atrium called the sinoatrial node, often referred to as the heart's natural pacemaker. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Definition Atrioventricular (AV) block is a cardiac electrical disorder defined as impaired (delayed or absent) conduction from the atria to the ventricles. (tripdatabase.com)
  • Paroxysmal atrioventricular block. (eplabdigest.com)
  • Atreya AR, Cook JR, Fox MT. Pause-dependent paroxysmal phase-4 atrioventricular block. (eplabdigest.com)
  • Although only 12 (3.9%) of the patients had a history of paroxysmal AT at the time of pacemaker implantation, 200 (65%) patients presented with AT during follow-up. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Vagally mediated atrioventricular (AV) block is defined as a paroxysmal AV block, localised within the AV node, associated with slowing of the sinus rate. (ebscohost.com)
  • the PVARP is long when the patient is at rest and shortens when the sensor indicates activity, allowing the pacemaker to track higher atrial rates with minimal risk of PMT. (medscape.com)
  • Common causes of reversible AV block were excluded, and the patient was admitted in anticipation of permanent pacemaker implantation. (hindawi.com)
  • Two : one atrioventricular block in a patient with unstable angina prior to revascularization. (hindawi.com)
  • Many studies have documented that pacemaker therapy can reduce symptoms, improve quality of life and, in certain patient populations, improve survival. (aafp.org)
  • As the telemetry tracing showed, the patient had initial sinus rhythm with normal PR interval, but RBBB and left anterior fascicular block. (eplabdigest.com)
  • This is an old procedure used only as a life saving means until an electrical pacemaker is brought to the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • ECG rhythm strip of a threshold determination in a patient with a temporary (epicardial) ventricular pacemaker. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because decreased pacemaker stimuli do not result in a ventricular escape rhythm , the patient can be said to be pacemaker-dependent and needs a definitive pacemaker. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the night following the implant, the patient complained of repeated self-limited episodes of interscapular pain with mild dyspnoea. (hindawi.com)
  • It relates that the first patient has been implanted with the pacing leads. (ebscohost.com)
  • Environmental dangers for the patient with a pacemaker. (ebscohost.com)
  • We report the case of a pacemaker lead path abnormality related to persistence of the left superior vena cava in a 68-year-old patient. (longdom.org)
  • Others, called biventricular pacemakers have multiple electrodes stimulating differing positions within the lower heart chambers to improve synchronization of the ventricles , the lower chambers of the heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • TREATMENT AND COURSE: A pacemaker was implanted with two stimulation electrodes via a left cephalic venous cutdown. (bvsalud.org)
  • Mechanisms for holding the electrodes of pacemakers in place against a heart muscle. (ebscohost.com)
  • Conventional pacemakers are implanted subcutaneously or submuscularly in a patient's chest and have leads threaded intravenously into the heart to connect the device to electrodes used for sensing and pacing. (google.com)
  • Current efforts focus on minimizing access site complications, stroke risk, paravalvular regurgitation, and atrioventricular block while facilitating accurate positioning. (onlinejacc.org)
  • CONCLUSION: These data illustrate that single-lead VDD pacemakers can be applied without serious complications in a highly selected group of patients. (biomedsearch.com)
  • This system is implanted directly inside the right ventricle of the heart, eliminating the need for a device pocket and insertion of a pacing lead, thereby potentially avoiding some of the complications associated with traditional pacing systems. (eplabdigest.com)
  • Divakara Menon SM, Ribas CS, Ribas Meneclier CA, Morillo CA. Intermittent atrioventricular block: what is the mechanism? (eplabdigest.com)
  • Use of biventricular pacing in atrioventricular heart block Use of biventricular pacing in atrioventricular heart block Use of biventricular pacing in atrioventricular heart block Saab L, Suarthana E, Almeida N, Dendukuri N. Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. (tripdatabase.com)
  • Biventricular pacing (resynchronization therapy) recently has been shown to be an effective treatment for advanced heart failure in patients with major intraventricular conduction effects, predominately left bundle branch block. (aafp.org)
  • In 11 patients, an "upgrade" of the conventional pacemaker to a biventricular pacemaker resulted in partial reversal of the detrimental effects of RV pacing. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Examines the impact of environmental dangers on patients with a pacemaker. (ebscohost.com)
  • It is also important to understand what elements from the history are important in the evaluation of patients with a pacemaker as well as some of the common issues encountered by patients with these devices in the hospital. (thecardiologyadvisor.com)
  • This is the first community-based study to evaluate the possible association between common modifiable cardiovascular risks and heart block occurrence requiring pacemaker implantation. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Pacemaker lead as an iatrogenic cause of right heart failure: Case report. (nih.gov)
  • pacing in atrioventricular heart block . (tripdatabase.com)
  • Type 1 second-degree heart block is considered a more benign entity than type 2 second-degree heart block with type 1 not having structural changes found on histology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Today, Mobitz I heart block is characterized by progressive prolongation of the PR interval on consecutive beats followed by a blocked P wave (i.e., a dropped QRS complex). (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] One of the baseline assumptions when determining if an individual has Mobitz I heart block is that the atrial rhythm has to be regular. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mobitz II heart block is characterized on a surface ECG by intermittently nonconducted P waves not preceded by PR prolongation and not followed by PR shortening. (wikipedia.org)
  • The decision to implant a pacemaker usually is based on symptoms of a bradyarrhythmia or tachyarrhythmia in the setting of heart disease. (aafp.org)
  • The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) published the first clinical guideline for permanent pacemaker implantation in 1984. (aafp.org)
  • 1 At phase 4, or diastolic phase, diseased Purkinje cells exhibit spontaneous depolarization, a property only seen in pacemaker cells of the heart but not normal Purkinje cells. (eplabdigest.com)
  • A 54-year-old man presented with total atrioventricular (AV) block 3 months after dynamic cardiomyoplasty was performed because of heart failure due to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. (biomedsearch.com)
  • I was diagnosed with a 2:1 atrioventricular block, an electrical problem with my heart and a common sign in someone with Ebstein's anomaly. (heartfoundation.org.au)
  • For the natural pacemaker in the heart, see Cardiac pacemaker . (wikipedia.org)
  • The primary purpose of a pacemaker is to maintain an adequate heart rate , either because the heart's natural pacemaker is not fast enough, or because there is a block in the heart's electrical conduction system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Temporary epicardial pacing is used during open heart surgery should the surgical procedure create atrio-ventricular block. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an analysis of more than 6,000 Finnish patients, appearing online May 24, 2019, in JAMA Network Open , UCSF researchers found that more than half of the cases of heart block resulted from high blood pressure or elevated blood sugar . (medicalxpress.com)
  • However, there has been limited research on whether behavioral modifications can prevent heart block and which ethnicities are most at risk. (medicalxpress.com)
  • It is perhaps precisely because pacemakers so successfully and immediately address cases of heart block that we have previously failed to devote more attention to prevention of this important disease," said senior author Gregory Marcus, MD, MAS, a UCSF Health cardiologist and associate chief of cardiology for research in the UCSF Division of Cardiology. (medicalxpress.com)
  • They studied 6,146 Caucasian patients enrolled from 1978 to 1980, then reviewed the patients' hospital records from 1987 to 2011 to determine heart block incidents. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Given the prevalence of heart block in the adult male population, as well as the multiple risks associated with pacemakers, it would be worthwhile to pursue further research on this connection," said Marcus, who holds the Endowed Professorship of Atrial Fibrillation Research in the UCSF School of Medicine. (medicalxpress.com)
  • We report the case of a 35-year-old man (an oil engineer) referred as a coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) case with heart block and a four-day history of headache and fever. (cureus.com)
  • There was no history of travel to tropical countries, no family history of heart block or sudden death, neither a previous history of jaundice nor a history of skin rashes. (cureus.com)
  • Also, in patients with atrioventricular (AV) block, randomized clinical trials have failed to show improvement in clinically relevant outcomes such as mortality, stroke, and heart failure, particularly in the elderly, which has led some to advocate that DDD/R devices should never be offered to elderly AV block patients. (springer.com)
  • Heart block occurs when the electrical impulses that make the heart beat do not transmit normally. (ucsf.edu)
  • In heart block, the AV node may be damaged from surgery, medications or congenital heart conditions. (ucsf.edu)
  • It is important to note that during a period of heart block, children may not know how to describe what they are feeling. (ucsf.edu)
  • Heart block may occur spontaneously with unpredictable timing. (ucsf.edu)
  • If your doctor suspects that your child has heart block, he or she will order one or more of the following diagnostic tests to determine the cause of your child's symptoms. (ucsf.edu)
  • When the pacemaker senses your child's heartbeat, it continues to monitor your child's heart and does not send a signal to stimulate the heart to beat. (ucsf.edu)
  • However, if no electrical impulse is detected by the pacemaker, it sends out a signal to stimulate your child's heart to beat. (ucsf.edu)
  • Indications for pacemaker placement follow criteria established by the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Cardiology (ACC), and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Also, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can be delivered via pacemaker to patients with drug-refractory heart failure in an effort to improve hemodynamics. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • A pacemaker, for example, is a cardiac rhythm management device that paces the heart with timed pacing pulses. (google.com)
  • If functioning properly, the pacemaker makes up for the heart's inability to pace itself at an appropriate rhythm in order to meet metabolic demand by enforcing a minimum heart rate. (google.com)
  • But it was two Dublin clinicians more than a century later who gave heart block and its effects the eponym Stokes-Adams syndrome. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Since heart block is a major disturbance to the smooth progress of the triggering wave, its consequences can be serious. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The pacemaker system is composed of a pulse generator and one or more leads that connect the generator to the heart. (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • Leads are thin, flexible, insulated wires that conduct electrical impulses from the pacemaker generator to the heart and also relay electrical signals from the heart back to the generator. (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • The pacemaker is designed for patients who may benefit from an increased cardiac output mediated by an increased heart rate during exercise. (agregator.pro)
  • Right ventricular (RV) heart failure was a dominant clinical feature but improved dramatically after temporary transvenous RV pacing prompting the insertion of a permanent RV inhibited pacemaker. (sun.ac.za)
  • Stored electrograms in pacemakers and ICDs from St. Jude Medical. (evkb.de)
  • Stored electrograms in pacemakers and ICDs. (evkb.de)
  • Most (80%) ICDs are implanted for primary prevention. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • The electrophysiological exploration was in favor of a nodal block. (scifed.com)
  • Pacemaker electrode placement via the subclavian vein is contraindicated due to the risk of a catastrophic pneumothorax. (bvsalud.org)
  • A new epicardial electrode was implanted in 2003, but it was impossible to remove the first pacemaker lead. (revespcardiol.org)
  • Retrospective analysis of mode survival, reliability of atrial sensing and incidence of atrial tachyarrhythmias in 307 single-lead VDD pacemaker patients. (biomedsearch.com)
  • METHODS AND RESULTS: We implanted single-lead VDD pacemakers in patients with isolated atrioventricular block and performed a retrospective analysis of 307 patients who had their devices implanted between May 1994 and September 2001. (biomedsearch.com)
  • A retrospective analysis found the following factors predicted whether patients would undergo PPI: a persistent right bundle branch block, atrial fibrillation, atrioventricular block and pulmonary hypertension. (cardiovascularbusiness.com)
  • Type 1 Second-degree AV block, also known as Mobitz I or Wenckebach periodicity, is almost always a disease of the AV node. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, both "Mobitz type I" and "Wenckebach block" refer to the same pattern and pathophysiology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Type 2 Second-degree AV block, also known as Mobitz II, is almost always a disease of the distal conduction system (His-Purkinje System). (wikipedia.org)
  • There is usually a fixed number of non-conducted P waves for every successfully conducted QRS complex, and this ratio is often specified in describing Mobitz II blocks. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, Mobitz II block in which there are two P waves for every one QRS complex may be referred to as 2:1 Mobitz II block. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the terms infranodal block or infrahisian block are often applied to this disorder, they refer to the anatomic location of the block, whereas Mobitz II refers to an electrocardiographic pattern. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because type I Mobitz block occurs in regular cycles, there is always a fixed ratio between the number of P waves and the number of QRS complexes per cycle. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, a Mobitz type I block which has 4 P waves and 3 QRS complexes per cycle may be referred to as 4:3 Mobitz Type I block. (wikipedia.org)
  • 179 Type II Mobitz block also usually occurs with a fixed P:QRS ratio, with a set number of P waves for every successfully elicited QRS. (wikipedia.org)
  • 179 This ratio is also frequently specified in referring to 3:1, 4:1, 5:1, or higher Mobitz type II block. (wikipedia.org)
  • Second-degree, Mobitz type I AV block (Wenckebach) is manifested by progressive prolongation of the PR interval eventuating in a dropped QRS complex. (aafp.org)
  • Second-degree, Mobitz type II AV block demonstrates a constant PR interval before a dropped QRS and usually is associated with a wide QRS complex. (aafp.org)
  • INVESTIGATIONS AND DIAGNOSIS: The ECG showed 2nd degree Mobitz atrio-ventricular block. (bvsalud.org)
  • The device is implanted under the skin and is connected to a pacing lead that is secured to the epicardial surface of either the left atrium or the apex of the left ventricle. (sciencemag.org)
  • 12-lead ECG showing atrial fibrillation with frequent episodes of ventricular pacing (panel A). Chest x-ray showing massive cardiomegaly with a cardiothoracic ratio of 0.85, splaying of the carina (arrows), a mitral valve prosthesis, and pacemaker (panel B). Echocardiography showing the giant left atrium and enlarged left ventricle. (romj.org)
  • The P-waves and P-R intervals are variable due to a phenomenon called wandering atrial pacemaker (WAP). (wikipedia.org)
  • An ECG in a person with an atrial pacemaker . (wikipedia.org)
  • Epicardial pacemaker implantation through a subxiphoid approach in neonates with CCAVB is technically feasible and associated with excellent surgical outcomes and pacing lead longevity. (scielo.br)
  • Atrial and ventricular pacemaker spikes (most easily seen in lead II) occur prior to the P wave and QRS complex, respectively. (thecardiologyadvisor.com)
  • A pacemaker wire is placed into a vein, under sterile conditions, and then passed into either the right atrium or right ventricle. (wikipedia.org)