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Disease or Condition — Heart, Blood Vessel, and Lymphatic Disorders:
AV node delay

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Description

The atrioventricular (AV) node delay is the time it takes for an electrical signal to travel from the atria to the ventricles of the heart. This delay is necessary to allow the atria to contract and fill the ventricles with blood before the ventricles contract. The AV node delay is typically around 0.1 seconds, but can vary depending on the individual.

Synonyms
  • atrioventricular node delay

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