SVT

A supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) can be any rhythm that is fast (>100 bpm) and has a narrow QRS complex. Because the QRS is narrow, the rhythm must have originated from somewhere above the ventricles, i.e. the SA node, atria or AV node / junction.

See also: Other Rhythms

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    In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Tachycardia SVT Wide complex tachycardia LBBB Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
    Ventricular Tachycardia? Or SVT with Aberrancy?
    In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Palpitations 12-Lead Absent P waves Extreme tachycardia Narrow QRS Normal Axis Regular ST elevation in aVR Tachycardia Widespread ST depression SVT ECG of the Week CC-BY-NC-SA
    ECG of the Week – 7th January 2019 – Interpretation

    This ECG is from a woman in her 20s who presented with palpitations for an hour.

    This ECG shows a regular narrow complex tachycardia (SVT) with secondary ST segment changes due to the extreme rate (205 bpm).

    In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Palpitations 12-Lead Inferior ST depression Narrow QRS Normal Axis Regular Tachycardia SVT ECG of the Week CC-BY-NC-SA
    ECG of the Week – 8th October 2018 – Interpretation

    This ECG is from a woman in her 50s who presented with palpitations for the last few hours. She had no known medical conditions and no regular medications.

    In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain Dyspnoea 12-Lead Absent P waves Normal Axis Regular Tachycardia Wide QRS SVT Wide complex tachycardia LBBB Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
    Cardiogenic shock with wide complex tachycardia and poor LV function in a young woman