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Disease Ventricular Premature Complexes

Name Ventricular Premature Complexes
Synonyms Ectopic Beats, Ventricular | Ectopic Beat, Ventricular | Extrasystole, Ventricular | Premature Ventricular Beat | Premature Ventricular Beats | Premature Ventricular Complex | Premature Ventricular Contraction | Premature Ventricular Contractions | Ventricular Beat, Premature | Ventricular Beats, Premature | Ventricular Complex, Premature | Ventricular Contraction, Premature | Ventricular Contractions, Premature | Ventricular Ectopic Beat | Ventricular Ectopic Beats | Ventricular Extrasystole | Ventricular Extrasystoles | Ventricular Premature Complex
Definition A type of cardiac arrhythmia with premature contractions of the HEART VENTRICLES. It is characterized by the premature QRS complex on ECG that is of abnormal shape and great duration (generally >129 msec). It is the most common form of all cardiac arrhythmias. Premature ventricular complexes have no clinical significance except in concurrence with heart diseases.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D018879

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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arrhythmias, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiac Complexes, Premature Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Ventricular Premature Complexes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arrhythmias, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiac Complexes, Premature Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Ventricular Premature Complexes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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