Atrioventricular node

What is Atrioventricular node?

Part of the conduction system of the heart.Conducts impulses from upper chambers (atria) to lower chambers (ventricles) - with some delay to facilitate filling.

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My cousin has a 4 month old son with svt and he has had several episodes and been hospitalized several times. Does anyone know of a definate cause...

doctor1 MD

Hi Laura,
Welcome to Healthcare Magic forum.
Supraventricular tachycardia or SVT is the most common type of arrhythmia seen in children. The most...

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My husband had a perfect EKG one year ago, and now he is being told that he has RBBB. He is going to see a cardiologist in about a month. He is 42...

doctor1 MD

Hi Mrs XXXXXXX

Thank you for posting your query.

I understand your concern.

By your description I understand that your husband had a normal EKG one...

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What does this mean?
Sinus rhythm
intra atrial conduction delay
borderline ECG

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Hi,
Thanks for writing in.
I am a qualified and certified cardiologist. I read your mail with diligence. Let me try to explain the meaning of each...

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