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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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Although rare, octreotide may cause mobitz type 2 block, sinus bradycardia, and complete heart block. In the present study we present a patient who developed a complete heart block beause of octreotide infusion after acute variceal hemorrhage.
Direct Inhibition of Expressed Cardiac L- and T-Type Calcium Channels by IgG From Mothers Whose Children Have Congenital Heart Block. Circulation 2001; 103: 1599-604.
Necessity and importance of prenatal management for congenital heart block
Congenital heart block not associated with anti-Ro/La antibodies: Comparison with anti-Ro/La-positive cases.
Prevention of complete heart block can be achieved by treating the mothers with fluorinated corticosteroids.
Common causes for congenital complete heart block in infants being, as an isolated anomaly, with congenitally corrected transposition of great arteries, maternal diseases like systemic lupus erythematosis, Sjogren's syndrome or there connective tissue disorders.
Number of Blocks and Finished Size 41 Heart Blocks 8" x 12"
The pathologic spectrum of atrioventricular conduction abnormalities ranges from first-degree heart block (static lengthening of the PR interval beyond 0.2 s) to third-degree heart block (failure of the sinoatrial node signal to conduct to the ventricles).
Dr Eugenio Cingolani, of the Cedars-Sinai team, said: "We hope to work with foetal medicine specialists to create a life-saving catheter-based treatment for infants with congenital heart block."
However, when every other sinus node-originated P-wave is not followed by a QRS, it is impossible to determine from a rhythm strip if the heart block is Mobitz Type I or Mobitz Type II.
Multivessel coronary spasm presenting with acute myocardial infarction complicated by complete heart block or recurrent ventricular fibrillation and cardiogenic shock though rare has been reported previously.
Gold, "Immediate and persistent complete heart block following a horse kick," Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, vol.