Atrial standstill during escape nodal rhythm with no retrograde conduction – a new possible risk factor for ischemic stroke?
Jakub Baran 1  
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Roman Piotrowski 1  
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Beata Zaborska 1  
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Postgraduate Medical School Warsaw, Szpital Grochowski
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Jakub Baran   

Postgraduate Medical School Warsaw, Szpital Grochowski, Grenadierów 51/59, 04-073 Warsaw, Poland
Publish date: 2017-03-16
 
Heart Beat 2016;1:71–72
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Up to 30% of ischaemic strokes are called “cryptogenic”. We would like to present a case of ischemic brain embolism possibly due to mechanical asystole of the atria caused by escape nodal rhythm without retrograde conduction through the AV node.
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