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West Jordan, UT
A 22-year-old female asked:

I have wolf-parkinson-white syndrome with an svt. would this cause chest pain? if so would the pain be caused by an "episode"?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
WPW: Wpw is associated with svt and svt can certainly be symptomatic with chest pain. The pain would be related to the "episode". When folks have this we often have an electrophysiologist ablate the bypass tract to attempt to substantially cure the problem.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What's the difference between an svt, wolf-parkinson-white syndrome, and fibrilations?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatric Critical Care 24 years experience
SVT, WPW, Afib: Svt or supraventricular tachycardia is a condition in which the upper chamber of the heart causes the heart to beat very fast. Wpw or wolf parkinson white syndrome is a condition where te heart has a propensity to abnormal electrical conduction that may predispose people to have svt, atrial fibrillation (where the upper chamber of the heart beats chaotically), or other heart rhythm issues.
West Jordan, UT
A 22-year-old female asked:

Can wolf-parkinson-white syndrome cause chest pain?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 58 years experience
No!: Unless u have tachyarrhythmia!

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Last updated Jul 31, 2014

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