normal sinus rhythm


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normal sinus rhythm (NSR)

Etymology: L, norma, rule, sinus, hollow; Gk, rhythmos
the normal heartbeat initiated by the pacemaker in the sinus node, with a heart rate of 60 to 100 beats/min.

nor·mal si·nus rhythm

(nōŕmăl sīnŭs ridhŭm)
Beating of the heart that falls within the range of what is considered to indicate good health.

normal sinus rhythm

The normal heart rhythm whose pacemaker is in the sinoatrial node and whose conduction through the atria, atrioventricular node, and ventricles is unimpaired. The interval between complexes is regular, the ventricular rate is 60 to 100, there are upright P waves in leads I and II, a negative P wave in lead AVR, a P-R interval of 0.12 to 0.20 sec, and one P wave preceding each QRS complex. Synonym: sinus rhthym
See also: rhythm
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Within 2-3 hr after the exposure stopped, the arrhythmia resolved and she returned to normal sinus rhythm.
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According to this study, ablation treatment, which restores and maintains normal sinus rhythm, was associated with improved quality of life.
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His heart rate began to nor malize, and he spontaneously returned to normal sinus rhythm.
An EKG was performed which revealed normal sinus rhythm with a rate of 95, QRS axis of +80, and an incomplete right bundle branch block (thought to be a normal variant).
and Teijin Pharma Limited for the development and commercialization of NTC-801, a selective inhibitor of the acetylcholine-activated potassium ion channel (IKACh), currently in Phase I development in Japan, for the maintenance of normal sinus rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation.