adjectiveAnatomy & Physiology
Relating to the atrial and ventricular chambers of the heart, or the connection or coordination between them.
- Prenatal scanning is now so sophisticated that in Britain over half of all cases of hypoplastic left heart and atrioventricular connections involving a single ventricle are now diagnosed before birth.
- Thus, after delay in the atrioventricular mode, atrial contraction is followed by rapid and coordinated contraction of the ventricles.
- Atrial tachycardia with atrioventricular block is typically seen with digoxin toxicity.
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