asystole


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asystole

(əˈsɪstəlɪ)
n
(Pathology) pathol the absence of heartbeat; cardiac arrest
asystolic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.asystole - absence of systoleasystole - absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

a·sys·to·le

, asystolia
n. asístole, asistolia, fallo cardíaco, paro cardíaco ausencia de contracciones cardíacas.

asystole

n asistolia
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Other causes of SCA and SCD are asystole and pulseless electrical activity.
In certain patients the sequence described may result in an initial bradycardia or even asystole, followed by tachycardia, dysrhythmia, and hypertension.
Electrophysiological effects of a strike on the heart may result in ventricular fibrillation, asystole, QT prolongation, supraventricular tachycardia, and nonspecific ST-T changes.
The use of DMAA has been cited in 5 cases of hemorrhagic stroke, a case of acute heart failure, and the deaths of 2 military personnel who experienced asystole during aerobic exercise.
AV complete block and asystole (Figure 1b) were observed by placing the magnet, whereas wide QRS tachycardia (Figure 1c) recurred when the magnet was removed from over the battery.
He progressed to persistent hypotension and asystole and died after three weeks of ICU admission.
Asystole was reported to be the lowest rhythm type for the return of circulation and discharge from hospital.
sup][1] Were ventricular arrhythmias, asystole, and cardioembolism excluded as alternative causes of sudden death?
The asystole converted to sinus rhythm, which became a supraventricular tachycardia of 140 bpm.
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3) Other cardiovascular manifestations of tricyclic overdose include hypotension, infranodal atrioventricular block, ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation, asystole, and intractable myocardial depression.