Ventricular tachycardia is an arrhythmia caused by abnormal electrical signals in the ventricles of the heart. If it lasts more than a few seconds at a time, it can become life threatening. It may also be called V-tach or VT. It most often occurs in patients with:
VT can also be caused by:
Symptoms may include:
A Deborah Heart and Lung Center physician will look for:
Tests that may be used to detect ventricular tachycardia include:
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