Bundle Branch Block
Bundle Branch Block: Introduction
Bundle branches make up the heart electrical system and coordinates contractions of the heart muscles. When one of the branches of the bundle becomes damaged or diseased, it stops sending electrical signals i.e. it becomes blocked. Problems in the electrical signals can be detected on an electrocardiogram and can be a sign of relatively benign or serious heart problems. ...more »
Symptoms of Bundle Branch Block
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Bundle Branch Block: Deaths
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Types of Bundle Branch Block
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Causes of Bundle Branch Block
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Disease Topics Related To Bundle Branch Block
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Bundle Branch Block: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Bundle Branch Block
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the conditions which may be causes of...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It should be considered for any...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas there are various less...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure....read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some of the symptoms of hypertension...read more »
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Bundle Branch Block: Broader Related Topics
Types of Bundle Branch Block
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Definitions of Bundle Branch Block:
Bundle Branch Block is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Bundle Branch Block, or a subtype of Bundle Branch Block,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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