Definition: 'Sinoatrial Recovery Time'
sinoatrial recovery time (SART)Type: Term
1. interval from the last paced P wave to the first succeeding spontaneous P wave (after 2–5 minutes of right atrial pacing at 120–140 beats/minute, and when expressed as percentage of control cycle length, it normally ranges from 115–159%).
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