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What does Wolff-Parkinson-White (wpw) present as?
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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Palpitations
Usually the first sign other than being picked up on an EKG by accident, is in a person who develops a fast heart rate (an arrhythmia classified as supraventricular tachycardia).
On occasion, the fast heart rate can lead to passing out (syncopal) episodes, so that will be the presenting symptom.

In brief: Palpitations
Usually the first sign other than being picked up on an EKG by accident, is in a person who develops a fast heart rate (an arrhythmia classified as supraventricular tachycardia).
On occasion, the fast heart rate can lead to passing out (syncopal) episodes, so that will be the presenting symptom.
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Dr. Franklin Schneider
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Palpitations,usually
Wpw occurs when a patient is born with an extra piece of wiring which connects the upper and lower heart chambers.
Only 50% of patients with WPW every develop symptoms which typically are palpitations. Many of these patients can have their symptoms controlled with medications or cured by a non-surgical procedure known as ablation.

In brief: Palpitations,usually
Wpw occurs when a patient is born with an extra piece of wiring which connects the upper and lower heart chambers.
Only 50% of patients with WPW every develop symptoms which typically are palpitations. Many of these patients can have their symptoms controlled with medications or cured by a non-surgical procedure known as ablation.
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