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 ...
Heart Attack A heart attack is an interruption in blood flow to the heart muscle. Arterial plaque rupture is often the cause of a heart attack. Symptoms of a heart attack may include chest pain, shortness of breath, sweating, and nausea. Emergency heart catheterization and thrombolytic therapy may be used to treat a heart attack.