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Irregular rhythm?

  • A. W. G. J. OomenEmail author
  • F. F. J. Rozestraten
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Rhythm Puzzle – Question
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An 84-year-old female presented with palpitations. Her cardiac medical history revealed persistent atrial fibrillation. The findings of a physical examination were normal. An electrocardiogram was recorded (Fig. 1). What is the rhythm and what is the mechanism for the varying conduction?
Fig. 1

Electrocardiogram at presentation

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CardiologyAmphia ZiekenhuisBredaThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyCatharina ZiekenhuisEindhovenThe Netherlands

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