Diagnosis and Management of Supraventricular Tachycardias
Supraventricular tachycardias (SVTs) are rhythm disturbances arising within the sinus node, the atrial tissue or the atrioventricular node. They are characterized by narrow QRS complex morphology on an electrocardiogram (ECG) and rapid heart rate. A correct diagnosis is essential for treatment and can sometimes be challenging as different rhythm disturbances may have a similar appearance on the surface ECG. This article reviews the main characteristics of the most common SVTs and describes a useful approach for their differential diagnosis.
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Antonia Mavropoulou DVM, MRCVS, MSc, PhD