Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
In supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), a series of early beats in the atria speeds up the heart rate. The rapid heartbeat (arrhythmia) does not allow the ventricles to fill with an adequate amount of blood, because an electrical signal is causing the heart to pump too fast.
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