bundle branch block

Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Medicine and Health


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A defect in the specialized conducting tissue of the heart (see arrhythmia) that is identified on an electrocardiogram. Right bundle branch block is a normal variant in children and young adults, but may reflect chronic lung disease or ischaemic heart disease in older adults. Left bundle branch block may occur with ischaemic heart disease, hypertension, or cardiomyopathy.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.