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Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PVST)

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Definition

Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is an occasional rapid heart rate. "Paroxysmal" means from time to time.

Symptoms

Additional symptoms that may be associated with this condition:

Note: Symptoms may start and stop suddenly, and can last for a few minutes or several hours. A PSVT lasting more than half of the day is considered an incessant PSVT.

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