extrasystole

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ex·tra·sys·to·le

 (ĕk′strə-sĭs′tə-lē)
n.
A premature contraction of the heart, resulting in momentary cardiac arrhythmia.

ex′tra·sys·tol′ic (-sĭ-stŏl′ĭk) adj.

extrasystole

(ˌɛkstrəˈsɪstəlɪ)
n
an abnormal heartbeat

ex•tra•sys•to•le

(ˌɛk strəˈsɪs tə li)

n., pl. -les.
a premature contraction of the heart, resulting in momentary interruption of the normal heartbeat.
[< German (1899)]
ex`tra•sys•tol′ic (-ˈtɒl ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.extrasystole - a premature systole resulting in a momentary cardiac arrhythmia
systole - the contraction of the chambers of the heart (especially the ventricles) to drive blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery
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ex·tra·sys·to·le

n. extrasístole, contraccion del corazón que ocurre premauramente e interrumpe el ritmo normal.
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PVCs and PACs are so common that, when study participants wear portable, rhythm-tracking devices called Holter monitors, virtually everyone gets at least one premature beat over a 24-hour period, Marcus said.
Supraventricular or atrial trigeminy is an impulse formation disturbance characterized by a condition in which every third beat is a supraventricular premature beat (BOLTON, 1975).
100 2239 -- -- 33 -- -- -- 1 -- -- 101 1860 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- Record N E P F O Q e j E P f p q 100 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 101 -- -- -- -- -- -- 2 Symbol Meaning N Normal bear L Left bundle branch block beat R Right bundle branch block beat A Atrial premature beat a Aberrated atrial premature beat J Nodal (junctional) premature beat S Supreventricular premature beat V Premature ventricular beat F Fusion of ventricular and normal beat C Start of ventricular flutter/fibrillation
The basal rhythm, the highest and lowest heart rates, mean heart rate, supraventricular premature beat, ventricular premature beat (VPB), supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, pause interval and heart rate variability measurements were examined.
The automatic warning threshold of tachycardia is =135 beats per minute that of bradycardia is =45 beats per minute that of premature beat is =5 beats per minute that of ST-segment depression is =1mm that of STsegment elevation is =1mm that of standstill is =2s and that of Ron-T is =1 beat.
Heart Rate Turbulence: Turbulence onset (TO) was defined as the difference between the mean of the first two sinus RR intervals after a Ventricular premature beat (VPB) and the last two sinus RR intervals before the VPB divided by the mean value of the last two sinus RR intervals before the VPB.
In [6], six types of beats including normal beat, PVC, fusion of ventricular and normal beat, atrial premature beat (A), right bundle branch block beat, and fusion of paced and normal beat obtained from the MIT-BIH arrhythmia database, are classified using particle swarm optimization and radial basis function neural network.
For instance, a single premature beat may be perceived as a "palpitation" or "skipped beat.
That hollow, sometimes frightening sensation is the result of a comparatively long pause between the premature beat and the next regular beat.
The extent of the heartbeat disorder can range from a single premature beat (often felt as a "thump" in the chest or palpitation) to a lethal heart rhythm called ventricular fibrillation--a disorganized, rapid (400 to 600 times per minute) heart rhythm originating in the bottom chambers (ventricles) and preventing blood flow to the brain, which causes death in three to five minutes unless reversed.
The recorded description that palpitation was diagnosed as symptomatic premature beats around 600 BC with pulse palpation from the early Chinese physicians.
First, six types of ECG signal beats including normal beats, paced beats, atrial premature beats, right and left bundle branch block beats and premature ventricular contraction beats19 are detected using neural network-based classifier.