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delay

 [de-la´]
a postponement to a later time.
atrioventricular delay (AV delay) atrioventricular interval (def. 2).

delay

(dĕ-lā'),
1. In a medical sense, to put off for a time, either for clinical reasons or through physiologic dysfunction.
2. The elapsed time inherent in sense 1.

de·lay

(dĕ-lā')
Postponement or deferral to a later time.
[O.Fr. deslaier, fr. Germanic]
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1) There is also a 50% reduction of atrioventricular delay (representing the latency between the arterial systolic inflow peak and the outflow venous peak) in patients with aqueductal stenosis.
Prague, Czech Republic) describe a method they developed for determining optimal atrioventricular delay in patients treated by dual chamber pacing using an index that quantifies atrial contribution to the systolic volume of the left ventricle.
Dual chamber pacing in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: influence of atrioventricular delay on left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.

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