Fusion beat

A fusion beat may occur during a ventricular arrhythmia (e.g. VT) where competing impulses from the sinus node and the ventricles combine to make a single QRS complex. The new fused QRS complex looks different compared to either the normal sinus rhythm or the ventricular rhythm.

See also: QRS complex

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Normal rate Regular Right Axis Deviation Fusion beat Wide QRS Accelerated idioventricular rhythm Acute Anterior MI 12-Lead Dr Pendell Meyers Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Chest pain and precordial ST depression which resolve, followed by a wide complex rhythm. T= 2h 9 min
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Palpitations Fusion beat AVNRT Change in rhythm Premature ventricular complex SVT Rhythm Strip ECG Interpretation Dr Ken Grauer CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG Blog #136 (AVNRT – Vagal Maneuver – PVC – Couplet – Salvo – SVT
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Fusion beat Change in rhythm Sinus arrhythmia Ventricular tachycardia Rhythm Strip ECG Interpretation Dr Ken Grauer CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG Blog #133 (Aberrant Conduction – VT – Fusion – AV Dissociation – Sinus)
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Palpitations Fusion beat Atrial flutter 12-Lead ECG Guru Dawn Bean Altman Dr Ken Grauer Jason Roediger CC-BY-NC-SA
Atrial Flutter With 2:1 Conduction And An Aberrantly-conducted Beat