Monday, November 1, 2010

Rhythm and Blues

Challenge: What's the rhythm?

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4 comments:

jimmy said...

Rhythm=Second-degree AV block, type II...
Blues= may need to get pace maker ready

city said...

second degree av block (mobitz ii). the patient needs a pacemaker.

openid said...

2nd degree type 2 heart block?

Craig Chen said...

Nice! I like it :)
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Rhythm and Blues

This is type II second degree atrioventricular block (Mobitz II). Most beats have a constant PR interval but occasionally, atrial depolarization is not followed by ventricular depolarization. This indicates disease distal to the AV node and can often lead to complete AV block.

Source: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.