praecordial


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praecordial

or

precordial

adj
1. (Anatomy) of or pertaining to a part of the body near or in front of the heart; located near to or in front of the heart
2. archaic very cordial or genial
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Electrocardiographic features of arrhythmic syncope * Non-sustained VT * Bifascicular block (LBBB or RBBB combined with left anterior or left posterior fascicular block) or other intraventricular conduction delay with QRS >120 ms * Sinus bradycardia (<50 bpm or sinoatrial block in absence of negative chronotropic medications or physical training) * Pre-excited QRS complex * Prolonged or shortened QT interval * RBBB pattern with ST elevation in V1--V3 (Brugada pattern) * Negative T waves in the right praecordial leads, epsilon waves, and ventricular late potentials suggestive of ARVC ARVC = arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy; LBBB = left bundle branch block; RBBB = right bundle branch block; VT = ventricular tachycardia.