Friday, April 30, 2010

Separation

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Challenge: What is your diagnosis?

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1 comment:

Craig Chen said...

Separation

This is third degree heart block or complete heart block. No atrial impulses reach the ventricle. If the block occurs in the AV node, about 2/3 escape rhythms have a narrow QRS complex (seen here); this is a junctional or AV nodal rhythm.

Sources: UpToDate; Wikipedia.