What is characteristic of the electrical impulses on ECG 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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In some cases, the electrical impulse’s arrival at the ventricles occurs slightly earlier through the AP (by not undergoing the typical slowing through the AV node), creating preexcitation.


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