What are the physical findings characteristic of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) in Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome?

Updated: Jan 08, 2017
  • Author: Christopher R Ellis, MD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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During SVT, the rhythm is unvarying and regular, with constant intensity of the first heart sound. The jugular venous pressure can be elevated, but the waveform generally remains constant.

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