How is tachycardia initiated in Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome?

Updated: Jan 08, 2017
  • Author: Christopher R Ellis, MD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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Answer

Tachycardia can be easily initiated after premature ventricular stimulation that conducts in retrograde fashion in the AP but blocks in the AV node or His bundle.


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