How is ventricular tachycardia differentiated from ventricular premature complexes (VPCs)?

Updated: Nov 26, 2016
  • Author: Jatin Dave, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Jose M Dizon, MD  more...
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Answer

When 3 or more consecutive ventricular contractions occur, they are called VT. VT that persists for 30 seconds or causes hemodynamic collapse is called sustained VT.


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