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My dr said I have v-tach, but not the dangerous kind, i only have a spell once in a blue moon, how can it not be danergous ?
Maybe RV v-tach: Without knowing which tests were done and assuming all the appropriate tests done and your rhythm strips were reviewed by an eps dr , rt vent outflow tract VT for the most part is a low risk rythm and can be treated medically. Ablation can also be used for symptomatic pts. ...Read more
I have psoriasis and I'm only 20. I also have had episodes of V Tach. Could there be a link between these two?
I do not know of a: significant association between psoriasis and ventricular tachycardia. Are you certain you were told it is ventricular tachycardia and not supra ventricular tachycardia? Sometimes there is a concern with some of the medications given for psoriasis and provocation of arrhythmias but in the absence of something like long QT syndrome this should not be an issue for you. ...Read more
VT vs VF: VT: an organized rhythm arising in the ventricle. VF: a disorganized rhythm with no effective pumping. Depending on various factors, VT may be tolerated for long periods. In some cases, VT is not tolerated or degenerates into VF. VF results in death in a few minutes. ...Read more
The risks are very: low in experienced hands. Published studies would suggest that perforation is less than 0.2% (1 in 500). This is a treatable complication and unlikely to contribute to any long term issues or mortality. This risk is considerably lower than a risk from recurrent VT. ...Read more