How might the morphology of the electrocardiogram (ECG) for Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome vary?

Updated: Jan 08, 2017
  • Author: Christopher R Ellis, MD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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Depending on the location of the AP in relation to the sinus node (see below) and the relative transmission characteristics of the AP and the AV node, the morphology of the ECG may vary from a classic presentation, termed manifest preexcitation, to near normal.


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