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Aberrant electrical impulses that flow through the cardiac conduction system, which form the basis for some—if not all—supraventricular tachycardia

re-entry

(rē-ĕn′trē)
In cardiology, the cycling of an electrical impulse through conductive tissue that has been recently stimulated. This is the cause of many tachycardic heart rhythms (e.g., those originating in the atrioventricular node).

re-entry

in cardiology, a postulated mechanism by which a premature beat can be coupled to the normal beat.

re-entry tachyarrhythmia
see re-entrant tachyarrhythmia.
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North Carolina, Oregon, Nebraska and Massachusetts have established formal re-entry rules and regulations.
Specifically, survey questions/statements were adapted from the Re-entry Shock Scale (Seiter & Waddell, 1989), the Re-entry Satisfaction Scale (Gao & Gudykunst, 1990; Hammer, Hart & Rogan, 1998), as well as modified statements regarding the difficulty in re-adapting to home culture on a personal level (Brabant, Palmer & Gramling, 1990).
He wrote this essay with Kiki Parker-Rose, director of Klamath County Community Corrections, and Douglas Cooper and Anne O'Malley, co-directors of the Re-entry Transition Center in Portland.
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The protocol defines the procedures for the re-entry of these persons, the means of identifying them, the competent authorities from each country which will deal with such matters as well as the documentation relating to the agreement.
MD Andrew Armstrong said: "Though racing the Benetton is great fun, the real reason for our re-entry is the positive effect it has on branding as a result of high-profile TV coverage of Euro-Boss on Sky and Eurosport.
The space shuttle Columbia was destroyed on re-entry in 2003 with the loss of all seven crew members on board.
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The residential home is part of NJISJ's re-entry program to raise awareness and achieve sound policy to assist communities in responding to the challenges posed by returning prisoners.
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