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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.

block

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Detection and successful treatment of emergent anti-SSA-mediated fetal atrioventricular block.
Reversibility of high grade atrioventricular block with revasculization in coronary artery disease without infarction: A literature Review.
Congenital complete atrioventricular block (CAVB) is seen in approximately one in every 20.
Incidence, predictors and outcomes of high-degree atrioventricular block complicating acute myocardial infarction treated with thrombolytic therapy.
We report a rare case of a severe tetanus disease complicated by a heart failure with a third degree atrioventricular block resulting in a cardiac arrest and asystole.
The signature cardiac lesion is atrioventricular block [congenital heart block (CHB)], but in 15% to 20% of cases there is an associated, frequently fatal, cardiomyopathy.
In the study group, the pre-anesthetic electrocardiogram revealed a first-degree atrioventricular block in 3% of the animals, Type I Mobitz second-degree atrioventricular block in 3% of the animals, and sinus pauses in 11% of the animals showing that overall, 17% of the animals could have degenerative alterations in the conduction system as a result of aging.
Marc Kraus points out, a dog that eventually undergoes a pacemaker implant will have experienced a condition such as sick sinus syndrome or atrioventricular block for many months or even longer prior to diagnosis of the condition.
Key words: Limb girdle muscular dystrophy, dilated cardiomyopathy, LMNA gene, mutation, cardiac rehabilitation, atrioventricular block.
One patient presented with syncope and both Mobitz Type 2 atrioventricular block and complete atrioventricular block were demonstrated.

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