Av Block

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Sinoatrial Block
... atrial pathways, and to the Atrioventricular (AV) node ... travel across the “bundle of His” (AV bundle), down the bundle branches, and into the Purkinje fibers ... In an SA block, the electrical impulse is delayed or blocked on the way to the atria, thus delaying atrial depolarization ...
Third-degree Atrioventricular Block - Treatment
... Third-degree AV block can be treated by use of a dual-chamber artificial pacemaker ... listens for a pulse from the SA node and sends a pulse to the AV node at an appropriate interval, essentially completing the connection between the two ... fibrillation, two common secondary conditions that can accompany third-degree AV block ...

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