supraventricular


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su·pra·ven·tric·u·lar

 (so͞o′prə-vĕn-trĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
Located or occurring in a part of the heart that is above the ventricles, as in the atria or the atrioventricular node.
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We report the inadvertent use of high dose remifentanil proving beneficial for rate control in a patient with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) scheduled for DC cardioversion.
(TSE: 4523) announced today that Vasolan(R) Tablets 40mg (generic name: verapamil hydrochloride) received approval for the additional indications of the treatment of atrial fibrillation/flutter and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.
Among the other six athletes in the study group who developed other cardiovascular conditions, there was systemic hypertension in three, atherosclerotic coronary artery disease (requiring bypass grafting) in one, myocarditis in one, and supraventricular tachycardia (requiring radiofrequency ablation) in one.
rise in progesterone and fall in estrogen have been linked with more frequent episodes of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), a type of arrhythmia arising in the atria, or upper chambers of the heart.
One of the hospital's patients uses the site to say: "I underwent a cardiac ablation at the Freeman Hospital in December 2006 for supraventricular tachycardia (SVT).
They describe how ions, channels and currents work, then move to the elctrophysiological effects of cardiac autonomic activity, the mechanisms of arrhythmia, sinus node dysfunction and AV blocks, supraventricular tachycardia, differential diagnosis of wide complex tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation, sudden cardiac death and risk stratification, cardiac arrhythmia in patients with neuro-muscular disorders, syncope, pharmacologic therapy of arrhythmia, and electrical therapy for cardiac arrhythmia.
The Prime Minister was diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia, or SVT, which is often described as an electrical short-circuiting of the heart.
Last month the 50-year-old Prime Minister needed hospital treatment when he was diag- nosed with supraventricular tachycardia, in which the heart beats much faster than usual.
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is an abnormally fast heartbeat that originates in the top chambers (atria) of the heart.
The second group reported that spontaneous resolution of supraventricular tachyarrhythmias is common and that close monitoring without therapy is usually sufficient.
The mean numbers of ventricular ectopic and supraventricular ectopic events recorded by the Holter monitors were not significantly different for any of the groups during treatment, nor were there any clinically meaningful differences in ECG interval observed.
"DTI-0009 is more selective, more potent, and has a much longer duration of action than adenosine, which is currently marketed for the atrial arrhythmia paroxsymal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)," said Donald A.

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