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Atrial Premature Complexes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Atrial Premature Complexes
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.067.325.250
C14.280.123.375.250
C23.550.073.325.050
Unique ID
D018880
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018880
Scope Note
A type of cardiac arrhythmia with premature atrial contractions or beats caused by signals originating from ectopic atrial sites. The ectopic signals may or may not conduct to the HEART VENTRICLES. Atrial premature complexes are characterized by premature P waves on ECG which are different in configuration from the P waves generated by the normal pacemaker complex in the SINOATRIAL NODE.
Entry Term(s)
Atrial Ectopic Beats
Atrial Premature Complex
Extrasystole, Atrial
Premature Atrial Beats
Premature Atrial Complex
Premature Atrial Contractions
Premature Supraventricular Beats
Previous Indexing
Cardiac Complexes, Premature (1967-1995)
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/08
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Atrial Premature Complexes Preferred
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