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Paroxysmal tachycardia: symptoms, treatment

Paroxysmal tachycardia: symptoms, treatment

Paroxysmal tachycardias (PT) are heart rhythm disturbances that occur in paroxysms and are characterized by a high heart rate (140-200 per minute or more) and a relatively regular rhythm. They refer to active heterotopic arrhythmias originating from an ectopic focus of excitation, which is superior in activity to the sinus node. Depending on the place of their occurrence, it is customary to distinguish supraventricular and ventricular paroxysmal tachycardias. Causes and mechanisms of occurrence Supraventricular paroxysmal tachycardiaThis group of pathological conditions…

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