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Descriptor English:   Tachycardia, Ventricular 
Descriptor Spanish:   Taquicardia Ventricular 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Taquicardia Ventricular 
Synonyms English:   Tachycardias, Ventricular
Ventricular Tachycardia
Ventricular Tachycardias  
Tree Number:   C14.280.067.845.940
C14.280.123.875.940
C23.550.073.845.940
Definition English:   An abnormally rapid ventricular rhythm usually in excess of 150 beats per minute. It is generated within the ventricle below the BUNDLE OF HIS, either as autonomic impulse formation or reentrant impulse conduction. Depending on the etiology, onset of ventricular tachycardia can be paroxysmal (sudden) or nonparoxysmal, its wide QRS complexes can be uniform or polymorphic, and the ventricular beating may be independent of the atrial beating (AV dissociation). 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with TACHYCARDIA, SUPRAVENTRICULAR which originates above the bundle of His
History Note English:   93 
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BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   30486 
Unique Identifier:   D017180 

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