Rapid Review: Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome
Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome
- ECG will show short PR interval, delta wave, wide QRS
- Most commonly caused by an accessory pathway (bundle of Kent) connects atria to ventricles, bypassing AV node
- Definitive treatment is radiofrequency ablation
A 23-year-old previously healthy man presents to your clinic with complaints of chest discomfort, heart palpitations and decreased exercise tolerance. Physical exam findings include a pulse of 110 bpm and an otherwise normal cardiac exam. Which of the following findings on ECG confirm the diagnosis of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?