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Possible Causes For Ventricular, paroxysmal tachycardia - Causes

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List of current finding(s):

Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Mitral valve prolapse syndrome
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
Brugada syndrome/Hereditary VT/VF
Hereditary MVP (Flail Mitral valve)
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Myocardial infarction, acute
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Ventricular tachycardia, paroxysmal
Ventricular tachycardia-Arrest
Ventricular ectopic beats
Ventricular tachycardia
Reference to Organ System
Cardiomyopathy, dilated
Cardiomyopathy
Drugs
Drug induced Ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation
Digoxin (Lanoxin) Administration/Toxicity
Quinidine (Quinaglute/Cardioquin) Administration/Toxicity
Synonyms
paroxysmal tachycardia ventricular, Paroxysmal ventric. tachyc., Paroxysmal ventric. tachycard., PAROXYSMAL VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA, Paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia (disorder), Paroxysmal VT, TACHYCARDIA PAROXYSMAL VENTRICULAR, TACHYCARDIA VENTRICULAR PAROXYSMAL, VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA PAROXYSMAL
Definition

Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia is sudden rapid ventricular pacing that occurs due to a number of factors. This may happen when there is pronounced hypoxic conditions resulting into poor heart oxygenation. Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia also popularly called Ventricular Tachycardia is abbreviated as VT. VT is a serious condition that requires urgent intervention. The ventricles contract at a rate that may range anywhere between 125 to 250 and this will compromise an already sick heart.

It can and will lead to fibrillation and death if untreated or does not spontaneously resolve .

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