Category Archives: Cardiology
Background In 1930, Wolff, Parkinson, and White described a series of young patients who had a bundle branch block pattern on electrocardiography (ECG) findings, a short PR interval, and paroxysms of tachycardia.
Background Second-degree atrioventricular (AV) block, or second-degree heart block, is a disorder characterized by disturbance, delay, or interruption of atrial impulse conduction to the ventricles through the atrioventricular node (AVN).
Background Atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) is the most common type of reentrant supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). Because of the abrupt onset and termination of the reentrant SVT, the nonspecific term paroxysmal