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What exactly is "persistent ventricular tachycardia"?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Life threatening

Ventricular tachcardia is a life threatening arrythmia.
Its the rythm that needs to be "shocked". The pts in persistent v-tach is when shocking or medicine doesnt restore normal sinus rythm. The pt usually expire.

In brief: Life threatening

Ventricular tachcardia is a life threatening arrythmia.
Its the rythm that needs to be "shocked". The pts in persistent v-tach is when shocking or medicine doesnt restore normal sinus rythm. The pt usually expire.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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