Mahaim fibers


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Ma·haim fi·bers

(mă-hām'),
paraspecific fibers originating from the A-V node, the His bundle, or the bundle branches and inserting into the ventricular myocardium; they are potential pathways for reentrant dysrhythmias.

Mahaim fibers

(ma-en′)
[Ivan Mahaim, Fr. cardiologist, 1897–1965]
Fibers for conducting cardiac impulses. They connect the proximal main atrioventricular bundle to the septal myocardium and permit ventricular pre-excitation with resultant tachycardia.

Mahaim,

Ivan, French cardiologist, 1897-1965.
Mahaim fibers - paraspecific fibers originating from the A-V node, the His bundle, or the bundle branches and inserting into the ventricular myocardium. Synonym(s): nodoventricular fibers

Mahaim fibers

short, direct connections from the AV node (or the bundle of His or bundle branches) to muscle fibers in the interventricular septum.

Mahaim fibers fiber conduction
a type of accessory AV conduction with abnormal beats originating below the region of normal delay in the AV-conducting system; causes an arrhythmia.