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do doctors see a lot of patients with ventricular tachycardia?

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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: We don't always recognize the problem however, see your primary provider to further evaluate.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
No: If you are a cardiologist that specializes in the electrical aspects of the heart's function (an electrophysiologist) you probably do see your fair share. For the rest of doctors ventricular tachycardia is fortunately not common enough to see that often.
Answered on Sep 1, 2015
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