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Descriptor English:   Ventricular Premature Complexes 
Descriptor Spanish:   Complejos Prematuros Ventriculares 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Complexos Ventriculares Prematuros 
Synonyms English:   Ectopic Beat, Ventricular
Ectopic Beats, Ventricular
Extrasystole, Ventricular
Premature Ventricular Beat
Premature Ventricular Beats
Premature Ventricular Complex
Premature Ventricular Contraction
Premature Ventricular Contractions
Ventricular Beat, Premature
Ventricular Beats, Premature
Ventricular Complex, Premature
Ventricular Contraction, Premature
Ventricular Contractions, Premature
Ventricular Ectopic Beat
Ventricular Ectopic Beats
Ventricular Extrasystole
Ventricular Extrasystoles
Ventricular Premature Complex  
Tree Number:   C14.280.067.325.500
Definition English:   A type of cardiac arrhythmia with premature contractions of the HEART VENTRICLES. It is characterized by the premature QRS complex on ECG that is of abnormal shape and great duration (generally >129 msec). It is the most common form of all cardiac arrhythmias. Premature ventricular complexes have no clinical significance except in concurrence with heart diseases. 
History Note English:   96 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   32580 
Unique Identifier:   D018879 

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