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abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)

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Out of which pathways were 131 (124 patients were having Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) and orthodromic reciprocating tachycardia 7).
Orthodromic atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia (AVRT), or Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, is a narrow QRS complex tachycardia in which antegrade conduction is via the AV node and retrograde conduction is via an accessory pathway (bundle of Kent).
An atrial electrogram during AV reciprocating tachycardia and AVN re-entrant tachycardia demonstrates a regular relationship of the atrial impulse with the QRS and a short RP interval.
For example, palpitations that are regular and paroxysmal in nature, with abrupt onset and cessation or termination of symptoms with vagal maneuvers, are suggestive of atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia (AVRT) or AV nodal reciprocating tachycardia (AVNRT).