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Heart Block Second Degree Evaluation

The evaluation of someone with a second degree heart block begins with a medical history and physical examination.

The physical exam in someone with second degree heart block may be normal.

Physical findings in someone with second degree heart block may include:

Testing is required to make the diagnosis of second degree heart block.

Tests that may be used to evaluate second degree heart block include:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Heart Block Second Degree References
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