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What is a ventricular tachycardia (V-tach)?

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Ventricular tachycardia (V-tach) is a rapid heart rhythm starting from the heart's lower chambers. Because the heart is beating too fast, it can't fill up with enough blood. This can be a serious form of arrhythmia -- especially in people with heart disease -- and it may be linked to other symptoms.

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News release, FDA.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on June 1, 2020

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News release, FDA.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on June 1, 2020

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