Chapter 8. Automaticity in 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.ch8

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) Automaticity in Decrementally Conducting Fibers, in Variants of Ventricular Preexcitation: Recognition and Treatment, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994993.ch8

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:

  • conducting fibers;
  • atrioventricular (AV) node;
  • radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation;
  • atriofascicular pathways;
  • automaticity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Atriofascicular Pathways

  • Short AV Decrementally Conducting fibers

  • Conclusion

  • References