Chapter 16. Focal Arrhythmic (Polymorphic) Delta Activity

  1. Peter W. Kaplan MB, FRCP1 and
  2. Thien Nguyen MD, PhD2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch16

Clinical Electrophysiology

Clinical Electrophysiology

How to Cite

Kaplan, P. W. and Nguyen, T. (2010) Focal Arrhythmic (Polymorphic) Delta Activity, in Clinical Electrophysiology, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch16

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185295

Online ISBN: 9781444322972

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Keywords:

  • Focal arrhythmic (polymorphic) delta activity;
  • Clinical Correlates - asymmetric reflexes and sensory examination;
  • Clinical Evaluation - If there is an abscess, look for an ear or a sinus source of infection;
  • Ancillary Testing - MRI sequences sensitive to mild ischemia;
  • Differential Diagnosis - the significance of focal slowing varies with the clinical context

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Clinical Correlates

  • Etiology

  • Clinical Evaluation

  • Ancillary Testing

  • Differential Diagnosis

  • References