Harder Roads to Trek? Paradoxical Slowing of an Atrioventricular Reentrant Tachycardia With Contralateral Bundle Branch Block Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Slowing of the tachycardia with increase in cycle length and increase in VA time with ipsilateral bundle branch block is a characteristic feature of accessory pathway mediated AVRT. Contralateral bundle branch block has no effect on the tachycardia as it is not a part of the tachycardia circuit. We present an interesting phenomenon in which contralateral bundle branch block resulted in tachycardia slowing in a case of WPW syndrome.

publication date

  • April 2017

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