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tach·y·car·di·a

 (tăk′ĭ-kär′dē-ə)
n.
A rapid heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute in an adult.

[tachy- + Greek kardiā, heart; see cardia.]

tach′y·car′di·ac (-dē-ăk) adj. & n.

tachycardia

(ˌtækɪˈkɑːdɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormally rapid beating of the heart, esp over 100 beats per minute. Compare bradycardia
tachycardiac adj

tach•y•car•di•a

(ˌtæk ɪˈkɑr di ə)

n.
excessively rapid heartbeat.

tachycardia

abnormally rapid beating of the heart.
See also: Heart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tachycardia - abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
Translations
tachykardie

tachycardia

[ˌtækɪˈkɑːdɪə] Ntaquicardia f

tachycardia

nHerzjagen nt, → Tachykardie f (spec)

tach·y·car·di·a

n. taquicardia, aceleración de la actividad cardíaca, gen. a una frecuencia de más de 100 por minuto en una persona adulta;
atrial ______ auricular;
ectopic ______ ectópica;
en salves ______ en salves;
exophthalmic ______ exoftálmica;
fetal ______ fetal;
paroxysmal atrial ______ auricular paroxística;
reflex ______ refleja;
sinus ______ sinusal;
supraventricular ______ supraventricular;
ventricular ______ ventricular.

tachycardia

n taquicardia; paroxysmal supraventricular — taquicardia paroxística supraventricular
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Incidence and risk factors of arrhythmic events in catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. Circulation 2009;119:2426-34.
In light of this information, catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia was suspected primarily.
Sanatani, "Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia: a model for genotype-specific therapy," Current Opinion in Cardiology, vol.
Brugada syndrome induces polymorphic ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation in the absence of structural heart disease.
Priori, "Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia," Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, vol.
(23) Common cardiac channelopathies include long QT syndrome, catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, Brugada syndrome, progressive cardiac conduction disease, and short QT syndrome.
increased cardiac mortality and complex ventricular arrhythmias such as polymorphic ventricular tachycardia in patients with structural cardiac diseases59.
LQTS can lead to a polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, known as torsades de pointes, which may subsequently lead to ventricular fibrillation and sudden cardiac death.
Cardiac monitor showed runs of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia typical of Tdp for which the patient was given IV magnesium 2 grams with no effect.
Weight-reducing regimen associated with polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. Am J Emerg Med 2006; 24:714-716.
The episodes of syncope and sudden death are caused by fast polymorphic ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation.

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