Other Medical Concerns

Vagal Maneuvers With Supraventricular Tachycardia

Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is a common heart abnormality that presents as a fast heart rate. SVT is a generic term applied to any tachycardia originating above the ventricles and which involves atrial tissue or atrioventricular (AV) nodal tissue4. This heart rhythm disturbance can occur in healthy individuals and may include such symptoms as chest pain,…