premature complex

premature complex

any electrocardiogram deflection representing either the ventricles or atria that occurs early with respect to the dominant rhythm.
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HRT measurements, turbulence onset (TO) and turbulence slope (TS), were calculated in patients and healthy controls that have at least one ventricular premature complex (VPC) in their Holter recordings.
Key words: Autonomic nervous system, heart rate turbulence, ventricular premature complex, rheumatoid arthritis, Holter electrocardiogram
An electrocardiogram in a 56-year-old man revealed coarse atrial fibrillation with a controlled ventricular response, a single ventricular premature complex, left ventricular hypertrophy, and digitalis effect (Figure).
19 seconds, and a ventricular premature complex with a retrograde P wave that reset the sinus node (Figure).
What is not readily apparent is that the interval between each ventricular premature complex and the following wide QRS (1.