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|Description = This is the same patient in the electrophysiology laboratory. A ventricular catheter is used to stimulate the ventricle and a right atrial (RA) catheter is used to record the atrial activity. The patient has been premedicated with digoxin 0.25mg/day. The tracing shows four surface leads and one intra cardiac recording.
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Supraventricular tachycardia is induced with a train of ventricular beats and a final premature beat. Note that the last stimulated beat has a shorter pacing interval and results in a longer interval between it and the next RA deflection. This then sets off AVNRT with the RA activity now closely associated with the QRS.
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The short-long interval between the initiating beat and the first QRS of the tachycardia is similar to that of the spontaneous tracing. The long interval suggest conduction down a slow anterograde pathway which is typical of AVNRT.
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|Category = [[Case_reports_from_Michael_Rosengarten|Case reports by Michael Rosengarten]]
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|Source = EKG World Encyclopedia http://cme.med.mcgill.ca/php/index.php , courtesy of Michael Rosengarten BEng, MD.McGill
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|Date = 2012
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|Author = Michael Rosengarten BEng, MD.McGill
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|Permission = {{by-nc-sa-3.0}}
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Latest revision as of 07:54, 13 February 2012

Summary

Description

This is the same patient in the electrophysiology laboratory. A ventricular catheter is used to stimulate the ventricle and a right atrial (RA) catheter is used to record the atrial activity. The patient has been premedicated with digoxin 0.25mg/day. The tracing shows four surface leads and one intra cardiac recording. Supraventricular tachycardia is induced with a train of ventricular beats and a final premature beat. Note that the last stimulated beat has a shorter pacing interval and results in a longer interval between it and the next RA deflection. This then sets off AVNRT with the RA activity now closely associated with the QRS. The short-long interval between the initiating beat and the first QRS of the tachycardia is similar to that of the spontaneous tracing. The long interval suggest conduction down a slow anterograde pathway which is typical of AVNRT.

Category

Case reports by Michael Rosengarten

Source

EKG World Encyclopedia http://cme.med.mcgill.ca/php/index.php , courtesy of Michael Rosengarten BEng, MD.McGill

Date

2012

Author

Michael Rosengarten BEng, MD.McGill

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