60 year old female patient with coronary disease monitored during axillo-popliteal bypass graft. Patient also has a history of smoking.
Rhythm analysis indicates accelerated junctional rhythm with a rate over 60 bpm.
This encounter shows an accelerated junctional rhythm, with no P waves present. The rate is over 60 bpm, making it accelerated junctional and not junctional escape. The atrioventricular (AV) junction can initiate cardiac activity during periods of significant bradycardia or complete heart block.
Source: PhysioNet MGH020