A 49-year-old member asked:
Slow heart rate, premature atrial contractions, are they connected?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Cardiac Electrophysiology 31 years experience
AV Block?: Yes, it is very possible that the slow rate of ventricular contractions cannot keep up with a faster atrial contraction rate. It is an a-v block.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 7, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.