Disease Information for Ventricular tachycardia, paroxysmal

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Arrhythmia signs/irregular pulse
Bigeminal rhythm
Cardiac Symptoms/Signs
Episodic pulmonary edema
Fast Constant Heart Rate 150-170
Heart 'spells'
Palpitations/Skipped beats
Presyncope
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Tachycardia/no change with respiration
Trigeminal rhythm
Collapse/Prostration
Episodic symptoms/events
Spells/Episodes of weakness
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Paroxysmal
Course/Recurrent
Onset/Abrupt/Sudden
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Cardiomyopathy
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
Electrophysiologic/cardiac conduction study abnormal
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Prolonged QRS interval (ECG)
EKG/QRS greater than .12 ms/wide (ECG)
EKG/QS pattern V1-V3/anterior leads (ECG)
EKG/RSR' in V1 (ECG)
EKG/Signal QRS averaging late potential Baseline (ECG)
EKG/Wide QRS pattern tachycardia (ECG)
EKG/Widened QRS pattern (ECG)
EKG/RR Interval scatter Baseline (ECG)
EKG/T-Alternans Baseline (ECG)
EKG/AV dissociation (ECG)
EKG/Fusion beats (ECG)
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiac arrest
Cardiac arrhythmias
Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Cardiogenic syncope
Death/Unanticipated
Paroxysmal ectopic activity
Pulmonary edema
Pulmonary edema/acute left vent failure
Syncope/Fainting
Ventricular tachycardia/arrest
Ventricular, paroxysmal tachycardia
Cardiac death, sudden
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Heart disorder (ex)
CLASS/Ventricle disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
PROCESS/Tachyarrhythmia (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Amiodarone (Cordarone)
RX/Anti-arrhythmic drug
RX/Disopyramide (Norpace)
RX/Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
RX/Moricizine (Ethmozine)
RX/Procainamide (Pronestyl)
RX/Propranolol (Inderal)
RX/Sotalol (Betapace)
SX/Implanted cardioverter/defibrillator (ICD)
Other Treatments
TX/Cardioversion.
Definition
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