Definition of Atrioventricular block
1. Noun. Recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat.
Generic synonyms: Arrhythmia, Cardiac Arrhythmia
Medical Definition of Atrioventricular block
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Literary usage of Atrioventricular block
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1995)
"... and atrial fibrillation or flutter precluded coding of first-degree atrioventricular block. Classification Major ECG abnormalities were classified as ..."
2. Diseases of the Heart and Aorta by Arthur Douglass Hirschfelder (1913)
"Just as in the cases of atrioventricular block above mentioned, the attacks would thus correspond to the periods when the block has passed off, ..."
3. Journal of the National Medical Association by National Medical Association (U.S.) (1865)
"... these cases noticing also its asso ciation to atrioventricular block, and describing the pathologic changes found on necropsy in fourteen cases. ..."
4. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"A statistically significant excess of pericarditis (p = 0.002), ventricular tachycardia (p = 0.004), atrioventricular block (second-third degree) (p ..."
5. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... (less common than with dihydro- pyridines), gingival hyperplasia, constipation (especially verapamil), atrioventricular block, bradycardia Drowsiness, ..."
6. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Information for Physicians edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"... The value of the clinical history in the differentiation of syncope due to ventricular tachycardia, atrioventricular block, and vasodepressor syncope. ..."