atrioventricular block

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Related to Third degree AV block: atrial fibrillation, Sinus bradycardia, Second degree AV block
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Noun1.atrioventricular block - recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeatatrioventricular block - recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
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Sinus bradycardia (<50 bpm during waking hours), sick sinus syndrome or second and third degree AV block unless a functioning pacemaker is present
Less frequent side effects reported in patients administered Adenoscan include second and third degree AV block, fatal cardiac arrest, ventricular tachycardia and nonfatal myocardial infarction.
is contraindicated in patients with cardiogenic shock, marked sinus bradycardia, and second- or third degree AV block in the absence of a functioning pacemaker.