Definition of ectopic beat in English:

ectopic beat

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noun

  • another term for extrasystole.
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    • These included complex ventricular ectopic beats, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, asystole, and second- and third-degree atrioventricular block.
    • Complications include deep phlebitis in the lower limbs, vasculitis, and ventricular ectopic beats during the procedure.
    • The large majority of patients had ventricular ectopic beats on screening electrocardiograms.

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