ventricular capture


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Related to ventricular capture: DDD pacing, polycardia

ven·tric·u·lar cap·ture

capture of the ventricle(s) by an impulse arising in the atria or A-V junction.

ven·tric·u·lar cap·ture

(ven-trikyū-lăr kapchŭr)
Capture of the ventricle(s) by an impulse arising in the atria or atrioventricular junction.

ventricular capture

The normal contraction of the myocardium after electrical depolarization.
See also: capture
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If the goal is to create complete heart block, a temporary pacemaker must be inserted to ensure ventricular capture.
Dual chamber pacing in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: beneficial effect of atrioventricular junction ablation for optimal left ventricular capture and filling.