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Third degree AV block

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  1. is a defect of the electrical system of the heart, in which the impulse generated in the atria (typically the SA node on top of the right atrium) does not propagate to the ventricles

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  2. can be treated by use of a dual-chamber artificial pacemaker

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  3. Because the impulse is blocked, an accessory pacemaker below the level of the block will typically activate the ventricles

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  4. CHB
    CHB

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  5. Complete heart block ECG

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  6. Many conditions can cause third degree heart block, but the most common cause is coronary ischemia

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