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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Supraventricular tachycardia (svt) is a broad group of dysrhythmias that include atrial fibrillation (af). Svts are a very common rhythm abnormality a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
It is potentially cu: Svt is potentially curable by a procedure called radiofrequency ablation. Medications also can frequently keep the problem in check , however, in youn ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
33 years experience in Cardiology
Heart Rhythm Society: The heart rhythm society website has good information. Additional industry sites include medtronic, st. Jude medical, and biosense webster. The mayo c ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
No: Sinus tachycardia is the normal fast heart rate that results from a stressful situation, physically or emotionally (running, being upset, having fever ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: Depends on how fast or how slow, the cause for the abnormal rate and whether or not it is causing any symptoms. Both abnormally slow and fast heart b ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Many ways: Svt can be very diruptive if it occurs frequently and is symptomatic. Symptoms can include chest pain , shortness of breath, palpitations, lightheaded ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Various med: Meds for svt fall into 2 major categories: those that slow conduction through the av node (beta blockers and calcium channel blockers) and anti-arrhyt ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Cossu
32 years experience in Cardiology
Usually not: Svt is an arrhythmia originating in the top portions of the heart. It may be caused by an abnormal circuit within the heart's electrical system that t ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Eliminating the "short circuit" in your heart responsible for the tachycardia by way of a procedure called ablation (performed in the cath lab) is one ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Can be: SVT requires a complete and thorough cardiac assessment to determine underlying cardiac disease and contributing factors which will help determine how ... Read More
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