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What is the difference between WPW and svt?
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Dr. Christopher White
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Similar
Wpw is a specific type of supraventricular tachycardia (svt).

In brief: Similar
Wpw is a specific type of supraventricular tachycardia (svt).
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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: WPW is a type of SVT
Wpw (wolff-parkinson-white syndrome) is a condition where the ECG is abnormal between episodes of tachycardia.
The abnormal findings on the ECG are from an extra electrical connection in the heart that is the cause of the svt. There are other types of SVT where the ECG is completely normal between episodes of tachycardia. In those cases the cause of the SVT is not apparent.

In brief: WPW is a type of SVT
Wpw (wolff-parkinson-white syndrome) is a condition where the ECG is abnormal between episodes of tachycardia.
The abnormal findings on the ECG are from an extra electrical connection in the heart that is the cause of the svt. There are other types of SVT where the ECG is completely normal between episodes of tachycardia. In those cases the cause of the SVT is not apparent.
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: Svt wpw
there are several types of svt.
One occurs with wpw. wpw is presence of an abnormal electrical pathway between atrium and ventricle, which is a setup for SVT

In brief: Svt wpw
there are several types of svt.
One occurs with wpw. wpw is presence of an abnormal electrical pathway between atrium and ventricle, which is a setup for SVT
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