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Supraventricular Tachycardia (cont.)

Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT, PSVT) Follow-up

The doctor may monitor the patient's progress, depending on the severity of the symptoms or the cause and treatment used for the PSVT. The doctor may choose to monitor the patient for a few weeks or months for the following reasons:

  • To assess the frequency of the recurrence of arrhythmias and heart rate
  • To adjust or change medications based on clinical, repeat ECG, or Holter evaluations
  • To plan further therapy if the PSVT condition worsens
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/5/2014

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