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Cardiac Complexes, Premature MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cardiac Complexes, Premature
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.067.325
C14.280.123.375
C23.550.073.325
Unique ID
D005117
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005117
Annotation
general or unspecified: atrial = ATRIAL PREMATURE COMPLEXES; ventricular = VENTRICULAR PREMATURE COMPLEXES
Scope Note
A group of cardiac arrhythmias in which the cardiac contractions are not initiated at the SINOATRIAL NODE. They include both atrial and ventricular premature beats, and are also known as extra or ectopic heartbeats. Their frequency is increased in heart diseases.
Entry Term(s)
Cardiac Complex, Premature
Ectopic Heartbeats
Extrasystole
Extrasystoles
Premature Beats
Premature Cardiac Complex
Premature Cardiac Complexes
NLM Classification #
WG 330
Public MeSH Note
96; was EXTRASYSTOLE 1963-95; PREMATURE BEATS was PREMATURE BEAT 1985-95
History Note
96; was EXTRASYSTOLE 1963-95; PREMATURE BEATS was PREMATURE BEAT 1985-95
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Cardiac Complexes, Premature Preferred
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