reentry theory

re·en·try the·o·ry

that extrasystoles are due to reentry of an impulse initiated by the sinus or AV junctional impulse, to which the extrasystole is coupled, into the ectopic focus.
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See Vance, supra note 11 (presenting studies and statistical findings from reviews of three different reentry courts which show some statistical significant results but conclude, due to its infancy, the reentry theory has yet to show its effectiveness).