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Premature ventricular contraction

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A premature ventricular contraction (PVC) — also known as a premature ventricular complex, ... PVCs may be perceived as a skipped heart beat, a strong beat, or a feeling of suction in the ches...

Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) - Mayo Clinic

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Feb 5, 2003 ... Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) are extra, abnormal heartbeats that begin in one of your heart's two lower pumping chambers ...

Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs): Facts on Causes

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Read about premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) or premature heartbeats that originate from the heart ventricles. Causes of PVCs include heart attacks, ...

Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs)-Topic Overview - WebMD

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Mar 12, 2014 ... Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) are heartbeats that occur earlier than they should. These early beats briefly interrupt the heart's ...

Premature Ventricular Contractions | Cleveland Clinic

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Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) are the most common cause of irregular heart rhythms. The heartbeat is created by an electrical signal that originates ...

Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs) | Frankel Cardiovascular ...

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Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) are extra, abnormal heartbeats that begin in the ventricles, or lower pumping chambers, and disrupt your regular heart ...

Premature Ventricular Contraction: Background, Pathophysiology ...

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Dec 7, 2015 ... Premature ventricular contraction (PVC) is caused by an ectopic cardiac pacemaker located in the ventricle. PVCs are characterized by ...

Premature Ventricular Contraction-Induced Cardiomyopathy

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However, this concept has been called into question because patients with frequent PVCs have overall heart rates similar to those of their normal counterparts ...

Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs) - CardiacHealth

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PVCs are an arrhythmia and relatively common. Some people are very sensitive and feel every abnormal heart beat; others are blissfully unaware of them.

Categories of Arrhythmias - Texas Heart Institute Heart Information ...

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Bradycardia is a very slow heart rate of less than 60 beats per minute. ... But if you have heart disease or a history of ventricular tachycardia, PVCs can cause a  ...

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Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) Treatments and drugs ...

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Feb 5, 2003 ... Most people with premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) and an otherwise normal heart won't need treatment. Rarely, if you have frequent, ...

Benign PVCs: A heart rhythm doctor's approach. - Dr John M

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Jun 2, 2013 ... In an overwhelming majority of patients, especially those with a structurally normal heart, PVCs are benign. The word benign means the extra ...

Premature Contractions - PACs and PVCs - American Heart ...

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Apr 6, 2016 ... Premature atrial contractions (PACs) start in the upper chambers of the heart ( atria). Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) start in the lower ...