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On binding, a humoral and cellular inflammatory cascade is triggered which leads to proliferation of fibroblasts, with subsequent scarring and dysfunction of cardiac conduction pathways.
Increased atrial filling pressure and overstretch of the atrium in conditions such as congestive heart failure, valvular disorders, and hypervolemia may also cause prolonged conduction or unmask already slowed impulse transmission in the interatrial conduction pathways.
1] Cardiac injuries that lead to immediate death do so from exsangnination, cardiac tamponade, coronary artery laceration, valvular disruption, or interruption of essential conduction pathways.
The AV node is a structure with two conduction pathways and has the capability of supporting either brief or sustained episodes of re-entrant conduction.