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Tachycardia, Ectopic Junctional MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tachycardia, Ectopic Junctional
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.067.845.880.320
C14.280.123.875.880.320
C23.550.073.845.880.320
Unique ID
D013613
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013613
Scope Note
A rare form of supraventricular tachycardia caused by automatic, not reentrant, conduction initiated from sites at the atrioventricular junction, but not the ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODE. It usually occurs during myocardial infarction, after heart surgery, or in digitalis intoxication with a HEART RATE ranging from 140 to 250 beats per minute.
Entry Term(s)
Ectopic Junctional Tachycardia
Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia
Previous Indexing
Atrioventricular Node (1975-1986)
Heart Conduction System (1966-1986)
Tachycardia (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under TACHYCARDIA, SUPRAVENTRICULAR 1987-90
History Note
91(87); was see under TACHYCARDIA, SUPRAVENTRICULAR 1987-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/06/23
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Tachycardia, Ectopic Junctional Preferred
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