Left Anterior Fascicular Block - Clinical Significance

Clinical Significance

  • It can be seen in approximately 4% of cases of acute myocardial infarction
    • It is the most common type of intraventricular conduction defect seen in acute anterior myocardial infarction, and the left anterior descending artery is usually the culprit vessel.
    • It can be seen with acute inferior wall myocardial infarction.
  • It also associated with hypertensive heart disease, aortic valvular disease, cardiomyopathies, and degenerative fibrotic disease of the cardiac skeleton.

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