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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

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In patients with atrioventricular septal defect, the left anterior fascicle is hypoplastic and longer than usual, features that probably account for the pattern of left anterior fascicular block so commonly seen.
Subsequent ECG 19 hours post-presentation revealed 2:1 atrioventricular (AV) block, left anterior fascicular block on the conducted beats and diffuse T wave inversions in leads I, aVL, V2-V6 with a QTc of 743 ms (Fig.
A Comparison of Rank Order of the Most Common Electrocardiogram (ECG) Findings in Two Ambulatory Family Practice Studies Rank Order of Most Common Findings(*) Hershey Froom and ECG Finding Medical Center Froom[1] Normal ECG 1 1 Abnormal ST-T wave 2 2 Old myocardial infarct 3 3 Left axis deviation 4 6 or left anterior fascicular block Premature ventricular 5 4 beat Left ventricular 6 10 hypertrophy with or without strain First degree anterior-ventricular block 8 9 Right bundle branch block 8 15 Atrial fibrillation 10 8 Atrial premature complex 10 5 Low voltage frontal leads 11 7 Left atrial abnormality 12 12 (*) Hershey Medical Center: 301 ECGs, 454 findings; Froom and Froom: 370 ECGs, 462 finding.
Electrocardiogram showed sinus rhythm with left anterior fascicular block.