Symptomatic swallowing-induced paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.

  title={Symptomatic swallowing-induced paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.},
  author={David M. Mirvis and J P Bandura and Daniel A. Brody},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  volume={39 5},
A 55 year old woman with palpitations during ingestion of food or drink was evaluated with surface, esophageal and dynamic electrocardiographic techniques. Recordings documented the consistent induction of supraventricular tachycardia by swallowing; no definable gastrointestinal or other cardiac abnormality was present. Nine previously reported cases are… CONTINUE READING