bundle branch


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bundle branch

[′bənd·əl ‚branch]
(anatomy)
Either of the components of the atrioventricular bundle passing to the right and left ventricles of the heart.
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Significance of perfusion defects on dipyridamole thallium cardiac SPECT in patients with left bundle branch block.
Intermediate pretest probability patients with left bundle branch block require myocardial perfusion imaging
Electrophysiological study: induction of another type of VT morphology (monomorphic VT with aspect of right bundle branch block, 200 bpm, superior axe--possible localization in the postero-lateral wall of the left ventricle)
Pinski, "Acute Myocardial Infarction and Complete Bundle Branch Block A Hospital Admission Clinical Characteristics and Outcome in the Thrombolytic Era." (16) The incidence of hypotension in AV blocks is 38.8%, whereas hypotension in AV block seen in 38.8% cases and intraventricular block is 92%.
Left bundle branch block as a risk factor for progression to heart failure.
ST segment criteria for the diagnosis of acute ischemia are affected by the presence of the left bundle branch block, because of the presented secondary ST changes that occur in this pattern.
Conclusion: The incidence of Intraventricular dyssynchrony is high among patients with heart failure and left bundle branch block.
The ECG was assessed for heart rate (HR), rhythm, S wave in lead I,SIQIIITIII pattern, Q wave /T wave inversion in lead III, incomplete or complete right bundle branch block (RBBB), ST-segment elevations/depressions, and T-wave inversions (TWI).
In patients with acute myocardial infarction, prevalence of right and left bundle branch block are similar.
Right bundle branch block, persistent ST segment elevation and sudden cardiac death: a distinct clinical and electrocardiographic syndrome.
I degree AV block indicates by prolonged PR interval, with all P waves having an associated QRS complex, II degree AV block denotes by some P waves being blocked, while others are conducted and right bundle branch block indicates by deep S wave.