cardiology
Arrhythmia

Tachycardia management turned upside down

Doing a hand stand or being turned upside down is an effective way of treating childhood superventricular tachycardia compared to the standard Valsalva manoeuvre, a small study suggests. The Italian randomised controlled pilot study compared the two vagal manoeuvres for acute at-home treatment of paroxysmal superventricular tachycardia (SVT) in 24 children aged one to 18. ...

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