Supraventricular Tachycardia Topic Guide
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT, PSVT): Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT, PSVT) is one type of heart rhythm disorder. Symptoms may include dizziness, shortness of breath, and palpitations. Treatment may include vagal maneuvers, medications, and surgery. Tachycardias are rhythm disorders in which the heart beats faster than normal. Supraventricular means "above the ventricles," in other words, originating ...
Pericarditis Pericarditis is a condition in which the thin membrane that lines the heart becomes inflamed. In most cases of pericarditis, the cause is not known. The most common symptom of pericarditis is chest pain. Treatment is generally ibuprofen; however, if the condition is life-threatening surgery may be required. There is no way to prevent pericarditis.