Chapter 3. Atriofascicular Pathways and Decrementally Conducting Long Atrioventricular Pathways

  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.ch3

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) Atriofascicular Pathways and Decrementally Conducting Long Atrioventricular Pathways, in Variants of Ventricular Preexcitation: Recognition and Treatment, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994993.ch3

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:

  • atriofascicular pathways;
  • atrioventricular pathways;
  • electrocardiogram (ECG);
  • tachycardia;
  • radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The ECG During Sinus Rhythm and Tachycardia

  • Statistical Analysis

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Septal q Waves

  • Conclusion

  • The ECG During Tachycardia: Old Criteria Revisited

  • Definitions of Terms

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • Electrophysiological Aspects of Atriofascicular Pathways

  • Arrhythmias Related to Decrementally Conducting AV or Atriofascicular Fibers

  • References