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cause of atrioventricular node conduction block

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramalingaier Parameswaran
Specializes in Cardiology
Slow heart rate.: Atrioventricular block results from impaired or absent conduction of electrical signals from the upper to the lower chambers of the heart. This may b ... Read More
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Heart Block: Heart Block refers to abnormalities in the process of cardiac conduction starting at sinoatrial node in the atria spreading through the AV node, a gat ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Klein
17 years experience Cardiology
Not really: There are really no medical treatments for av block. Best treatment is to avoid the medications that cause it or make it worse. If the block is sever ... Read More
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Dr. Liviu Klein
23 years experience Cardiology
No: There are some genetic conditions associated with heart block, some associated with deafness. In these cases, the heart block is permanent. If your he ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Brakes: This is specialized conduction tissue between the atria (upper chambers) and ventricles. The normal heart beat arises from the atria an passes throug ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Berger
33 years experience Cardiology
Modulate impulses: The AV node is electrical tissue that separates the upper from the lower chambers of your heart. On an ECG, it relates to the PR segment. The AV nod ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ohnmacht
35 years experience Pediatrics
Two diffent areas: Eletrical impulses to start the heart beating originate in the sinoatrial node near the top of the heart and travel down fibers to the ac node which i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
AV block: The av node is specialized tissue in the heart that normally modifies/delays electrical impulses transmitted from the upper chambers (atria) to the lo ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Not sure/ck. heart.: This can still point to a problem with your heart since it seems to go to your left arm. Your age is somewhat early for heart disease, but a positive ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
AV block: Fatigue is typical of complete av block, common with second degree av block and unusual with first degree av block.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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Heart Block: Yes av dissociation can cause heart block, like third degree heart block is complete av dissociation but all av dissociation are not heart block.
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