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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 ?

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

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Ventricular Tachycardia (Definition)

Abnormal fast rhythm from the large chambers of the heart which can be ...Read more


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5 beats of v-tach recorded on Holter. Should I worry?

Yes vtach : yes . first thing why you are on a telemetry. most important thing is to rule out hyprttrophic cardiomyopathy. in not do you have any structural abnormality. last thing is to check for eletrolyte abnormalities especially magnesium ...Read more

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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 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

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How are v-tach and v-fib different?

How are v-tach and v-fib  different?

VT, VF: V-tach is a regular rapid ventricular rhythm which usually has a pulse associated with it. V-fib is an irregular rapid ventricular rhythm which doesn't have a pulse associated with it. ...Read more

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Can v tach be benign in normal, healthy hearts?

VT: It can be but it may need to be treated depending on duration, rate, frequency, presence of associated symptoms, ...Etc. ...Read more

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Could you please tell me the difference between vf (v-fib) and vt (v-tach) ?

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

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Can albuterol inhaler cause v tach?

Can albuterol inhaler cause v tach?

Possbly: All brnchodilators can potentially cause tachycardia 7 insusceptible persons under certain moments a malignant arrhythmia. ...Read more

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Does a patient in v-tach, v-fib have a pulse?

Vtach/Vfib...: A person in ventricular tachycardia may have a pulse (or might not!) whereas a person in ventricular fibrillation never has a pulse. A monitor is needed to identify the heart rhythmn. ...Read more

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How common is cardiac tamponnade during EP study on left ventricular for v-tach??

How common is cardiac tamponnade during EP study on left ventricular for v-tach??

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