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glossary:ventricular_tachycardia

An abnormal heart rhythm that is rapid, regular and originates from an area of the ventricle, the lower chamber of the heart. Ventricular tachycardias are most commonly associated with heart attacks or scarring of the heart muscle from previous heart attacks and are life threatening.

glossary/ventricular_tachycardia.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)