When we get cold with endless sneezing and coughing, almost everyone knows how to act. Someone makes a lime blossom by grandmother's recipe, and someone goes to the pharmacy for the usual paracetamol or a brand new miracle drug. However, many ordinary people are completely lost when the heart is at the sight of an ailment.
Despite a huge number of methods for diagnosing heart disease, one of the most accessible and informative studies is still electrocardiography. The ECG makes it possible to detect not only and not so much myocardial infarction, as well as changes or disturbances in the conductivity of the electric pulse in the heart, and not always these changes are accompanied by complaints from the patient. An example of such a pathology is atrioventricular blockade of the 2nd degree.
The attending physician appointed you an electrocardiogram: a squeaking apparatus, a whole heap of wires with suction cups and a long tape covered with mysterious curves, as a result. What do these teeth and knolls say?
In a nutshell, unfortunately, the technique of decoding the ECG will not tell. However, it is possible and necessary to understand the causes and significance of those changes that the specialist will identify. For example, if it is an inconvenient abbreviation - PBSCH, also known as a complete blockade of the right leg of the bundle.
Sinoatrial blockade is one of the types of arrhythmia, when impulse is disturbed in the heart fibers at the place where the connection between the sinus and atrioventricular nodes occurs. It can be of several degrees and types. It depends on the level of damage to this connection.