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  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT, PSVT)
  • ECG: Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia

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    ECG: Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia

    An ECG strip shows the presence of paroxysmal supraventricular (atrial) tachycardia, which is one type of rapid heartbeat. Paroxysmal supraventricular (atrial) tachycardia is indicated by a very rapid but otherwise normal ECG rhythm. A normal ECG strip is shown at the bottom for comparison.

    (From D Dubin, Rapid Interpretation of EKGs, 1996, Cover Inc., p. 95, 148; with permission.)

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