Chapter 2. The Anatomy of Decrementally Conducting Fibers

  1. Eduardo Back Sternick MD, PhD1 and
  2. Hein JJ Wellens MD, PhD, FACC, FESC, FAHA, FRCP2

Published Online: 5 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994993.ch2

Variants of Ventricular Preexcitation: Recognition and Treatment

Variants of Ventricular Preexcitation: Recognition and Treatment

How to Cite

Sternick, E. B. and Wellens, H. J. (2006) The Anatomy of Decrementally Conducting Fibers, in Variants of Ventricular Preexcitation: Recognition and Treatment, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994993.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Biocor Instituto, Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Unit, Belo Horizonte Minas Gerais, Brazil

  2. 2

    University of Maastricht, Professor of Cardiology, Maastricht, Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405148436

Online ISBN: 9780470994993

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Keywords:

  • atrioventricular (AV) node;
  • electrocardiogram (ECG);
  • nodoventricular (NV) fibers;
  • Mahaim fibers;
  • conducting fibers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Short AV Decrementally Conducting Fibers

  • Left-Sided Decrementally Conducting Fibers

  • References