Premature ventricular complex

A ventricular escape beat is an extra beat that originates within the ventricles. The QRS is always wide, because depolarisation does not spread via the normal conduction highways. Unlike a premature beat, an escape beat arrives later than expected.A premature ventricular complex (PVC) is an ectopic beat that originates in the ventricles with a wide QRS complex and no P wave. It may also be called a ventricular ectopic beat (VEB).eg transient PR prolongation after retrograde impulse from PVC, or RP interval with 2 alternative AV nodal pathways…

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain 12-Lead Anterior ST elevation Hyperacute T waves Late R wave transition Pathological Q waves Premature ventricular complex Acute Anterior MI Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
What happens when a patient with LAD OMI does not go immediately to the cath lab? 30223

This ECG is from an elderly woman who presented with chest pain.

This ECG shows ST elevation V2-4 with poor R progression and hyperacute T waves. The cause was an acute LAD occlusion.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain 12-Lead Fragmented QRS Inferior ST depression Inverted T waves Premature ventricular complex ECG of the Week CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG of the Week – 23rd July 2018 – Interpretation 25995

This ECG is from a man in his 70s who presented with several episodes of ischaemic sounding chest pain on a background of known ischaemic cardiac disease.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain 12-Lead Serial 12-lead Narrow QRS Normal Axis Normal P waves Premature ventricular complex ECG of the Week CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG of the Week – 26th June 2017 – repeat without electrical stimulator 8964
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Pacemaker spikes Atrial fibrillation Atrial pacemaker Premature ventricular complex Ventricular pacemaker LITFL CC-BY-NC-SA
Atrial fibrillation with DDD pacing and occasional ventricular ectopics 798