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Premature ventricular contraction
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Premature ventricular contraction in an ECG (arrows)
ICD-10 I49.3
ICD-9 427.69
DiseasesDB 32412
MeSH D018879

Premature ventricular contraction Microchapters

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Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Premature Ventricular Contraction from other Disorders

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Laboratory Findings

Electrocardiogram

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Chest X Ray

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Cardiac MRI

Coronary Angiography

Treatment

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Electrical Cardioversion

Ablation

Surgery

Primary Prevention

Secondary Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Mugilan Poongkunran M.B.B.S [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Premature ventricular beat; premature ventricular beats; premature ventricular complex; premature ventricular complexes; premature ventricular contraction; premature ventricular contractions; PVB; PVBs; PVC; PVCs; VEA; VEB; VEBs; VES; ventricular ectopic activity; ventricular ectopic beat; ventricular ectopic beats; ventricular extrasystole; ventricular premature beat; ventricular premature beats; ventricular premature complex; ventricular premature complexes; ventricular premature contraction; ventricular premature contractions; VPB; VPBs; VPC; VPCs

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Premature ventricular contraction from other Disorders

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | EKG Examples | Chest X Ray | Echocardiography | Cardiac MRI | Coronary Angiography

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Electrical Cardioversion | Ablation | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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