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What is svt?

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Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: A rapid heartrate

Svt stands for supravntricular tachycardia which is a disturbance of the heart rhythm usually between 180-220 beats per minute which may cause lightheadedness, shortness of breath or chest pain.

In brief: A rapid heartrate

Svt stands for supravntricular tachycardia which is a disturbance of the heart rhythm usually between 180-220 beats per minute which may cause lightheadedness, shortness of breath or chest pain.
Dr. Martin Bress
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Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
Good news is, it is easily treated with some medications. It is cured with high success rate with catheter ablation.
Dr. Hanan Morcos
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fast rhythm

SVT is fast rhythm originating from the top chambers of the heart.
Usually regular and rapid. It is easily cured with a procedure by a cardiac specialist: Electrophysiologist... He/ she does an EP study to diagnose the cause of the SVT & an ablation targeting the focus to get rid of the arrhythmia... 90- 95 % successful in most cases.

In brief: Fast rhythm

SVT is fast rhythm originating from the top chambers of the heart.
Usually regular and rapid. It is easily cured with a procedure by a cardiac specialist: Electrophysiologist... He/ she does an EP study to diagnose the cause of the SVT & an ablation targeting the focus to get rid of the arrhythmia... 90- 95 % successful in most cases.
Dr. Hanan Morcos
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Svt

a type of fast heart rhythm problem

In brief: Svt

a type of fast heart rhythm problem
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Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Supra ventricular

Short circuit or reentry in the top chambers for the heart causing regular rapid arrhythmia is called supra ventricular tachycardia.

In brief: Supra ventricular

Short circuit or reentry in the top chambers for the heart causing regular rapid arrhythmia is called supra ventricular tachycardia.
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Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology

In brief: Svt

Rhythm disturbance which occurs from the upper chambers electrical system of the heart

In brief: Svt

Rhythm disturbance which occurs from the upper chambers electrical system of the heart
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Dr. Miguel Salazar
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology

In brief: A fast rhythm

Supraventricular tachycardia or SVT is an umbrella term used to describe a fast, regular rhythm from the top chambers of the heart (the atria).
It includes AVNRT, ORT, AVRT, Atrial tachycardia.

In brief: A fast rhythm

Supraventricular tachycardia or SVT is an umbrella term used to describe a fast, regular rhythm from the top chambers of the heart (the atria).
It includes AVNRT, ORT, AVRT, Atrial tachycardia.
Dr. Miguel Salazar
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Dr. Warren Foster
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology

In brief: SVT

This is an abnormally fast heart rhythm originating in the top chambers of the heart. The context In which the rhythm speeds up, the speed of fast rhythm onset and termination, and the shape of the waves on the rhythm strip can help distinguish an abnormal rhythm from normal. A heart rhythm specialist can discuss treatment or cure with ablation.

In brief: SVT

This is an abnormally fast heart rhythm originating in the top chambers of the heart. The context In which the rhythm speeds up, the speed of fast rhythm onset and termination, and the shape of the waves on the rhythm strip can help distinguish an abnormal rhythm from normal. A heart rhythm specialist can discuss treatment or cure with ablation.
Dr. Warren Foster
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