ventricular extrasystole


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extrasystole

 [ek″strah-sis´to-le]
a premature cardiac contraction that is independent of the normal rhythm and arises in response to an impulse outside the sinoatrial node.
atrial extrasystole one in which the stimulus is thought to arise in the atrium elsewhere than at the sinoatrial node.
atrioventricular extrasystole one in which the stimulus is thought to arise in the atrioventricular node.
interpolated extrasystole a contraction taking place between two normal heartbeats.
nodal extrasystole atrioventricular extrasystole.
retrograde extrasystole a premature ventricular contraction followed by a premature atrial contraction, due to transmission of the stimulus backward, usually over the bundle of His.
ventricular extrasystole one in which either a pacemaker or a re-entry site is in the ventricular structure.

ven·tric·u·lar ex·tra·sys·to·le

a premature ventricular complex.

ventricular extrasystole

a premature beat arising from a ventricle.

ven·tric·u·lar ex·tra·sys·to·le

(ven-trik'yū-lăr eks'tră-sis'tŏ-lē)
A premature contraction of the ventricle.
Synonym(s): infranodal extrasystole.

extrasystole

a premature cardiac contraction that is independent of the normal rhythm and arises in response to an impulse outside the sinoatrial node.

atrial extrasystole
premature beat arising from stimuli discharged in atrial wall ectopic to atrial pacemaker and may or may not initiate cardiac irregularity.
atrioventricular extrasystole
one in which the stimulus is thought to arise in the atrioventricular node.
interpolated extrasystole
a contraction taking place between two normal heartbeats.
nodal extrasystole
atrioventricular extrasystole.
retrograde extrasystole
a premature ventricular contraction followed by a premature atrial contraction, due to transmission of the stimulus backward, usually over the bundle of His.
triggered extrasystole
cardiac ectopic beats triggered by afterdepolarizations.
ventricular extrasystole
one in which either a pacemaker or a re-entry site is in the ventricular structure.
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Frequent ventricular extrasystoles during exercise indicate underlying cardiac disease [13].
0 mmHg and in the disturbances of cardiac rhythm characterized by ventricular extrasystoles followed by paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia of short duration, intervalated by bradicardic sinusal rhythm with atrioventricular blocks.
Moreover, fewer patients had ST-segment depressions, arrhythmias, and ventricular extrasystoles during treatment.

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