Electrokymographic studies of the relation between the electrical and mechanical events of the cardiac cycle in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Philip Samet, Henry Mednick, John B. Schwedel

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Abstract

In a study of fifteen cases of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome by simultaneously recording the electrokymograms of the ascending aorta and pulmonary artery together with an electrocardiogram in the right anterior oblique position, we have found mechanical asynchronism in only five cases but have found evidence of delay in ejection from both ventricles, regardless of the side of the bundle of Kent, in most instances.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)430-446
Number of pages17
JournalAmerican Heart Journal
Volume40
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1950

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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