Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

What is Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia?

Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (CPVT) is a rhythm disorder of the ventricles of the heart that occurs in genetically predisposed individuals. Thought to affect as many as one in ten thousand people, it is estimated to cause 15% of all unexplained sudden cardiac deaths in young people.

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I am 38, 150lbs 5'3" male. Recently diagnosed with hear arrhythmia
and it was suggested that I do an EP study. Saw specialist today and did ECG...

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I understand that you are a 38 year old male of Asian origin with symptomatic Arrhythmia.

I have seen the ECG...

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my sister is suffering from supra ventricular tachycardia, is is since some 10years, what all the methods to treat this disease ?

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I am a 19 yo. male who has suffered from pvc/pacs for two years. The year before the pvcs started I had panic attacks, but have not had one for the...

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1. Both PVCs (Premature Ventricular Contraction) and PACs (premature atrial contraction) can trigger SVT...

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