Ashman phenomenon

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Ash·man phe·nom·e·non

(ash'măn),
aberrant ventricular conduction of a beat ending a short cycle that is preceded by a longer cycle most commonly during atrial fibrillation.
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Ashman phenomenon

An EKG finding in patients with atrial fibrillation and aberrant beats due to shortened refractory periods. Unlike premature ventricular contactions (PVCs), which the AP mimics, specific management is unnecessary.
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Ashman phenomenon

Ashman beats Cardiology An EKG finding in Pts with A Fib and aberrant beats due to shortened refractory periods; unlike PVCs, which AP mimics, specific management is unnecessary. See Atrial fibrillation.
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Ash·man phe·nom·e·non

(ash'măn fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
Aberrant ventricular conduction of a beat ending a short cycle that is preceded by a longer cycle most commonly during atrial fibrillation.
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Ashman,

R., 20th century U.S. physiologist.
Ashman phenomenon - aberrant ventricular conduction of a beat ending a short cycle that is preceded by a longer cycle most commonly during atrial fibrillation.
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