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JOURNAL OF BEIJIGN UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINE ›› 2018, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (6): 455-458.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-2157.2018.06.003

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On relationship among skipping pulse, bound pulse, intermittent pulse and arrhythmia*

Shen Wuxia1, Wang Tianfang1#, Huo Yanming2, Chen Xinran1   

  1. 1 Department of Chinese Medical Diagnostics, School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China;
    2 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wangjing Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100102, China
  • Received:2017-11-28 Online:2018-06-30 Published:2018-06-30
  • Supported by:
    National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.81473598)

Abstract: Skipping pulse, bound pulse and intermittent pulse are intermittent pulse conditions commonly seen in clinic, and they are closely related to arrhythmia in Western medicine. They are different pulses but they are generally referred as “intermittent pulses” without any distinguishment in clinical practice. This paper did an inductive analysis on ancient and modern literature about skipping pulse, bound pulse, intermittent pulse and arrhythmia. Skipping pulse is an irregular intermittent pulse with rapid pulse rate, and it can be seen in fast atrial fibrillation, irregular premature contractions, tachycardia and atrial flutter. Bound pulse is also an irregular intermittent pulse but with slower pulse rate, and it can be seen in sinus arrest, sinoatrial conduction block, atrioventricular block, irregular premature systole and escape beat. Intermittent pulse is a regular intermittent pulse with normal, rapid or slow pulse rate, and it can be seen in regular premature contraction, sinoatrial conduction block and atrioventricular block.

Key words: skipping pulse, bound pulse, intermittent pulse, arrhythmia

CLC Number: 

  • R241.1