What is AFIB with aberrant conduction?

What is AFIB with aberrant conduction?

What is AFIB with aberrant conduction?

Aberrant conduction is defined as conduction through the atrioventricular node with delay or block, resulting in a broader QRS complex. Aberrant conduction usually manifests as left or right bundle branch block, both of which have characteristic features.

What does aberrant conduction mean?

Aberrant conduction occurs when the length of the cardiac cycle is changed without a compensatory change in the length of the refractory period. This is explained by the changes of the refractoriness in the His-Purkinje system related to changes in the RR interval.

What is difference between SVT and VT?

Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) begins in the upper portion of the heart, usually the atria. Ventricular tachycardia (VT) begins in the heart’s lower chambers, the ventricles.

What does AFIB with RVR mean?

Atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response is a fancy name for an irregular heartbeat. When your heart’s electrical signals aren’t working right, it can lead to a heartbeat that’s too fast. This abnormal heart rhythm is what doctors call atrial fibrillation, or AFib for short.

Can you have AFIB and bundle branch block?

Clinically, atrial fibrillation (AF) is commonly combined with complete left bundle branch block (CLBBB). AF alone can lead to tachycardia induced cardiomyopathy. Isolated CLBBB can cause mechanical dyssynchrony and also induce cardiomyopathy.

Can you live with ventricular tachycardia?

Ventricular tachycardia may last for only a few seconds, or it can last for much longer. You may feel dizzy or short of breath, or have chest pain. Sometimes, ventricular tachycardia can cause your heart to stop (sudden cardiac arrest), which is a life-threatening medical emergency.

Is Sinus a rhythm?

Sinus rhythm refers to the rhythm of your heart beat, determined by the sinus node of your heart. The sinus node creates an electrical pulse that travels through your heart muscle, causing it to contract, or beat. You can think of the sinus node as a natural pacemaker.