EDWARD NICHOLS, M.D.
In routine electrocardiograms taken on healthy young adults without clinical evidence of heart disease, bundle branch block is a rare finding, occurring in less than 1 per cent.1, 2, 3, 4 Apart from those cases falling into the special class described by Wolff, Parkinson and White, transient bundle branch block has been reported, with rare exceptions,5 only in association with obvious heart disease clinically or in individuals in whom the age factor alone suggested the likely possibility of coronary sclerosis.6, 7, 8 The presence of bundle branch block in a 28 year old soldier with a normal cardiovascular system clinically
NICHOLS E. TRANSIENT RIGHT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK, WIDE S WAVE TYPE, IN WHICH NORMAL CONDUCTION OCCURRED BOTH SPONTANEOUSLY AND IN RESPONSE TO VAGAL STIMULATION(TRANSIENT RIGHT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK, WIDE S WAVE TYPE, IN WHICH NORMAL CONDUCTION OCCURRED BOTH SPONTANEOUSLY AND IN RESPONSE TO VAGAL STIMULATION*). Ann Intern Med. 1949;30:196–205. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-1-196
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(1):196-205.
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