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Mesh term Cardiac Complexes, Premature

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Arrhythmias, Cardiac

Description

A group of cardiac arrhythmias in which the cardiac contractions are not initiated at the SINOATRIAL NODE. They include both atrial and ventricular premature beats, and are also known as extra or ectopic heartbeats. Their frequency is increased in heart diseases.


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Atrial Premature Complexes
Ventricular Premature Complexes


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