Supraventricular Tachycardia (cont.)
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An exact diagnosis is important because the treatment you receive depends on the type of tachycardia you have. Supraventricular tachycardia can sometimes be diagnosed simply on the basis of a medical history and physical exam and a few simple tests. Tests that may be done to monitor your heart and diagnose the type of fast heart rate that you have include:
After finding tachycardia, your doctor may need to search for its cause. The specific tests needed depend on the particular tachycardia. These tests may include:
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