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What is Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1?

What is Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1?

  • Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: A very rare inherited heart disorder involving an abnormal heart rhythm in an apparently otherwise normal heart. Sudden death can occur readily. Symptoms such as fainting and seizures can be triggered by strenuous physical activity or sudden excitement. Type 1 is caused by a defect in the RYR2 gene on chromosome 1q42.1-q43.

Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: Introduction

Types of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1:

Broader types of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1:

How serious is Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1?

Prognosis of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: High mortality rates occur if the condition is left untreated.
Complications of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: see complications of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1

What causes Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1?

Causes of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: see causes of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1

What are the symptoms of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1?

Symptoms of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: see symptoms of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1

Complications of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: see complications of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1

Onset of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: usually during first decade

Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: Cardiologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1.
Treatments for Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1: see treatments for Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1

Name and Aliases of Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1

Main name of condition: Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1

Other names or spellings for Ventricular tachycardia, catecholaminergic polymorphic, 1:

CPVT1

 

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