Eur Heart J Case Rep 2018 Mar 5;2(1):yty020. Epub 2018 Mar 5.
Department of Cardiology and Angiology I, Heart Center Freiburg University, Hugstetter Str. 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany.
Introduction: Parasystole refers to an ectopic pacemaker that discharges with a constant rate competing with the primary pacemaker of the heart the sinus node. Parasystolic pacemakers have been described in the atrium, atrioventricular node, His bundle, and in the ventricle. Ventricular parasystole usually carries a benign prognosis, but there are a few reports of ventricular tachyarrhythmia initiated by parasystolic beats. Read More