Luigi Luciani

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Luigi Luciani

Luigi Luciani ForMemRS (23 November 1842, in Ascoli Piceno – 23 June 1919) was an Italian neuroscientist.[1] He also contributed to Karel Frederik Wenckebach's work on what is now known as second-degree atrioventricular block of the heart in which Wenckebach described the periodicity of this block as "Luciani periodicity." [2]


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  2. ^ Silverman, Mark E (30 August 2004). "Woldemar Mobitz and His 1924 Classification of Second-Degree Atrioventricular Block". Circulation. 110: 1162–7. doi:10.1161/01.CIR.0000140669.35049.34. PMID 15339865.

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