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Ventricular Premature Complexes MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Ventricular Premature Complexes
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.067.325.500
C14.280.123.375.500
C23.550.073.325.800
Unique ID
D018879
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018879
Scope Note
A type of cardiac arrhythmia with premature contractions of the HEART VENTRICLES. It is characterized by the premature QRS complex on ECG that is of abnormal shape and great duration (generally >129 msec). It is the most common form of all cardiac arrhythmias. Premature ventricular complexes have no clinical significance except in concurrence with heart diseases.
Entry Term(s)
Extrasystole, Ventricular
Premature Ventricular Beats
Premature Ventricular Complex
Premature Ventricular Contractions
Ventricular Ectopic Beats
Ventricular Premature Complex
Previous Indexing
Cardiac Complexes, Premature (1966-1995)
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/09
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Ventricular Premature Complexes Preferred
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