Supraventricular Tachycardia (cont.)
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Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT, PSVT) Treatment
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Treatment for PSVT focuses on decreasing the heart rate and breaking up the electrical circuits made by the abnormal conducting pathways. Treatment can be divided into two broad categories: halting the acute episode and preventing any new episodes. One of the most important considerations in treating an acute episode of PSVT is how severely the heart function has been affected.
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