Supraventricular tachycardia in children.

  title={Supraventricular tachycardia in children.},
  author={Michal J. Kantoch},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  volume={72 7},
Several different mechanisms are responsible for paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia in children. Different forms of tachycardia occur at different age. Atrio-ventricular reentry tachycardia results from the presence of congenital atrio-ventricular bypass tracts and is frequently encountered at all ages. Infants may present with ectopic atrial tachycardia or atrial flutter. Atrio-ventricular node reentry tachycardia becomes more frequent in adolescence. Atrial scarring resulting from open… CONTINUE READING
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