The incidence of retrograde conduction in children.


With the increasing use of "physiological" pacemakers in the pediatric age group, retrograde conduction in children has become of clinical importance. Pacemakers which sense atrial depolarization may sense "retrograde" P waves. The pacemaker may then act as the antegrade limb of a reciprocating tachycardia circuit, while the patient's own conduction system… (More)