Ventric Tachycardia (VT)

Your Path

  • Ventric Tachycardia (VT)


  • Re-entrant tachycardia arising in the ventricle

Risk Factors

  • Acute MI
  • Known CAD w/ventricular scar from MI
  • LV systolic dysfunction w/EF < 35% for any reason


  • Abrupt onset
  • CPR to revive
  • Syncope/presyncope
  • Fall that results in injury (i.e. not able to protect self)

Physical Exam Findings

  • Low BP
  • Ill appearing or unconscious
  • Rapid heart rate