conduction pathway


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conduction pathway

the route followed by nerve impulses propagated along synaptically connected neurons.

conduction pathway

A group of fibers in the heart, nerves, spinal cord, or brain that conduct impulses that trigger responses in the same or other tissues.
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When normal rhythms are present, Lead II is useful for identifying the onset of altered conduction pathways.
The impact appears to interrupt the electrical conduction pathways, leading to arrhythmias (irregularities in the pattern of the heart's beating.
When used to treat AF, RF catheter ablation is a minimally invasive procedure designed to stop the rapid beating of the atria by isolating and blocking the triggers and conduction pathways that can initiate AF.
The goal of catheter ablation is to isolate the pulmonary vein to stop the rapid beating of the upper heart chambers by ablating (or blocking) the conduction pathways that trigger atrial fibrillation (AF).