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Disease Tachycardia, Ectopic Atrial

Name Tachycardia, Ectopic Atrial
Synonyms Atrial Ectopic Tachycardia | Atrial Ectopic Tachycardias | Atrial Tachycardia, Ectopic | Atrial Tachycardias, Ectopic | Ectopic Atrial Tachycardia | Ectopic Atrial Tachycardias | Ectopic Tachycardia, Atrial | Ectopic Tachycardias, Atrial | Tachycardia, Atrial Ectopic | Tachycardias, Atrial Ectopic | Tachycardias, Ectopic Atrial
Definition Abnormally rapid heartbeats originating from one or more automatic foci (nonsinus pacemakers) in the HEART ATRIUM but away from the SINOATRIAL NODE. Unlike the reentry mechanism, automatic tachycardia speeds up and slows down gradually. The episode is characterized by a HEART RATE between 135 to less than 200 beats per minute and lasting 30 seconds or longer.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D013612

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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arrhythmias, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tachycardia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tachycardia, Supraventricular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tachycardia, Ectopic Atrial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arrhythmias, Cardiac Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tachycardia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tachycardia, Supraventricular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tachycardia, Ectopic Atrial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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