Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy | definition of tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy by Medical dictionary
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Cardiac remodeling and dysfunction that results from a chronically increased heart rate, usually a supraventricular arrhythmia. It is treated with medications such as beta blockers that slow the heart rate.
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Frequency and predictors of tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy in patients with persistent atrial flutter.
Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy: a review of animal models and clinical studies.