"AV nodal" reentry: Part I: "AV nodal" reentry revisited.

  title={"AV nodal" reentry: Part I: "AV nodal" reentry revisited.},
  author={Michiel J. Janse and Robert H. Anderson and Mark A. McGuire and Siew Yen Ho},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology},
  volume={4 5},
This review is the first of a two-part series of articles on "atrioventricular [AV] nodal reentry." The early clinical literature as well as the experimental studies are reviewed, and more recent morphologic data are presented, with the aim of clarifying whether the reentrant circuit is confined to the AV node, or consists in part of extranodal components. Most of the evidence supports the concept that atrial tissue is an essential link in the reentrant pathway. Arguments will be presented to… CONTINUE READING