Will this "left bundle branch block" kill me, or is there a cure?
What does BB stand for?
BB stands for Bundle Branch
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We have 199 other meanings of BB in our Acronym Attic
- Buffalo Bill
- Buffer Base (blood measurement)
- Buffer Broadcasting
- Bugle Boy
- Bugs Bunny
- Building Block
- Bulletin Board
- Bully Busters
- Bumble and bumble (hair care products)
- Bundesbahn (German Federal Railroad)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The additional diagnostic information to be gained by the 12 lead ECG is presented, followed by a chapter on axis deviation, chamber enlargement and bundle branch blocks.
The new use is for patients with an abnormality known as left bundle branch block, which occurs when there is delayed activation and contraction of the left ventricle.
Panel members said the approval should be limited to patients in those categories who also have an electrical problem in the heart known as a left bundle branch block.
The first chapter provides a brief introduction to impulse formation and propagation and a summary of the five steps of ECG interpretation, which are then discussed in detail in subsequent chapters on Arrhythmia, bundle branch blocks and QRS width and morphology, signs of cardiac ischemia, enlargement of heart chambers, and other clinically important ECG findings.