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I have been told I have an ectopic arterial tachycardia, should I be concerned?

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Dr. Christopher White
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Ectopic atrial tachy

Severity depends on frequency, heart rate, and symptoms.
Worth discussing with an electrophysiologist.

In brief: Ectopic atrial tachy

Severity depends on frequency, heart rate, and symptoms.
Worth discussing with an electrophysiologist.
Dr. Christopher White
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Dr. Bennett Werner
I didn't see Dr. White's answer before I answered but I agree with him completely.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Ectopic atrial tachy

Ectopic atrial tachycardia means that your rhythm, which normally arises in specialized cells in the right atrium called "the sinus node", instead propagates from a different place in the atrium. The seriousness depends on the rate and whether there are accompanying symptoms.
It may need no treatment, drug treatment, or ablation. Your cardiologist will guide you.

In brief: Ectopic atrial tachy

Ectopic atrial tachycardia means that your rhythm, which normally arises in specialized cells in the right atrium called "the sinus node", instead propagates from a different place in the atrium. The seriousness depends on the rate and whether there are accompanying symptoms.
It may need no treatment, drug treatment, or ablation. Your cardiologist will guide you.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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