atrioventricular


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Related to atrioventricular: atrioventricular block, atrioventricular bundle, atrioventricular node, atrioventricular canal, atrioventricular dissociation, atrioventricular septum, Atrioventricular valves, Atrioventricular septal defect

a·tri·o·ven·tric·u·lar

 (ā′trē-ō-vĕn-trĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
Of, relating to, or involving the atria and the ventricles of the heart.

atrioventricular

(ˌeɪtrɪəʊvɛnˈtrɪkjʊlə)
adj
(Anatomy) of, relating to, or affecting both the atria and the ventricles of the heart: atrioventricular disease.
[C19: from atrio-, from New Latin atrium heart chamber (see atrium) + ventricular]

a•tri•o•ven•tric•u•lar

(ˌeɪ tri oʊ vɛnˈtrɪk yə lər)

adj.
of or pertaining to the atria and ventricles of the heart. Abbr.: AV, A-V
[1855–60]

a·tri·o·ven·tric·u·lar

(ā′trē-ō-vĕn-trĭk′yə-lər)
Connecting or involving the atria and the ventricles of the heart.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.atrioventricular - relating to or affecting the atria and ventricles of the heartatrioventricular - relating to or affecting the atria and ventricles of the heart; "atrioventricular disease"
Translations

a·tri·o·ven·tric·u·lar

, auriculoventricular
a. atrioventricular, rel. a la aurícula y ventrículo del corazón;
___ nodenudo aurículoventricular;
___ orificeorificio ___.

atrioventricular

adj auriculoventricular
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Second, the artery to the atrioventricular node arises from the right coronary 90% of the time, and any degree of new atrioventricular block suggests the right as the culprit; a caveat here is that inferior myocardial infarction, especially early in its course, often is accompanied by an increase in vagal tone that could be responsible, at least in part, for the atrioventricular block, as well as the marked sinus arrhythmia.
The pathologic spectrum of atrioventricular conduction abnormalities ranges from first-degree heart block (static lengthening of the PR interval beyond 0.
The impulse reaches the atrioventricular node, where it's momentarily delayed before it spreads throughout the walls of the ventricles.
Symptoms of the more severe form include syncope, seizures, complete atrioventricular block and even fatal tachy arrhythmia s (due to oscillatory after potentials).
Due to third degree atrioventricular block, a two-chamber permanent pacemaker was implanted (Figure 2).
5), (6) Other complications include coronary occlusion, atrioventricular block (3 -10% of SAPIEN valves) and acute renal injury.
I'm raising money for the British Heart Foundation, a charity close to us with Darcy having had a serious heart condition: complete atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD).
3] was associated with bradycardia, PR prolongation, ST depression, and substantial increases in atrial premature beats, sinoatrial block, and atrioventricular block accompanied by concurrent increases in several heart rate variability parameters.
Although her medical history revealed no cardiovascular disease, complete atrioventricular block was detected by electrocardiography.
It arises because of electrical impulses originating in the atrioventricular junction (an area which connects atrial and ventricular chambers).
Two-thirds of patients with DCM, especially those over 55 years of age, have persistently low arterial pressure, ventricular arrhythmias and/or atrioventricular valve incompetence and die within 5 years of their first symptom.

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