Premature Ventricular Complex Bigeminy EKG Interpretation
EKG FeaturesRate: The underlying rate
P Wave: Absent
PR Interval: Not measurable
QRS: Wide (> 0.10 sec), bizarre appearance
Premature ventricular contraction bigeminy are extra, abnormal heartbeats originating in the Purkinje fibers of the ventricles. The PVC occurs with every other heart beat. Patients may feel a PVC as a skipped beat or palpitation. Single beat premature ventricular contractions are very common and can often be asymptomatic in healthy patients. PVCs are also called premature ventricular complexes.
Premature Ventricular Complex Bigeminy EKG Interpretation Example
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