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1

where do reentrant junctional tachyarrhythmias usually occur?

AV junction or Kent bundle

2

what is the general mechanism for reentrant junctional tachyarrhythmias?

reentry

3

what are the three specific mechanisms of junctional tacchyarrhythmias?

AV nodal
orthodromic
antidromic

4

what are the two general modes of AV nodal reentry?

slow and fast

5

how can orthodromic conduction be differentiated from antidromic conduction?

orthodromic conduction has narrow QRS complexes

antidromic conduction has wide QRS complexes