First degree atrioventricular block.

@article{Bexton1984FirstDA,
  title={First degree atrioventricular block.},
  author={Rodney S. Bexton and Aj. Camm},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={1984},
  volume={5 Suppl A},
  pages={
          107-9
        }
}
First degree A-V block, defined as prolongation of the PR interval on the surface electrocardiogram, is a not uncommon finding on electrocardiographic screening of asymptomatic young individuals. Prevalences of from 0.65% to 1.1% have been reported. In the majority of cases the PR prolongation may be rendered normal by autonomic intervention. Long-term follow-up studies have indicated that although the risk of subsequent coronary artery disease may be slightly increased, the risk of sudden… CONTINUE READING

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