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Why Wide Complex Tachycardia Differentiation Matters

February 3, 2022

Why Wide Complex Tachycardia Differentiation Matters

Guest: Adam M. May, M.D. (@A_May_MD)

Host: Anthony H. Kashou, M.D.

Ventricular tachycardia or supraventricular tachycardia? Accurate diagnosis of wide complex tachycardia impacts patient care and outcomes. Conventional algorithms plus automated methods and approaches provide solutions to the challenging issue of differentiation.

Joining us today to discuss wide complex tachycardia differentiation is Adam M. May, M.D., a cardiac intensivist at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. May completed his residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Specific topics discussed:

  • Wide complex tachycardia definition and history
  • May's experience with wide complex tachycardia differentiation
  • Clinical implications for misdiagnosis of ventricular tachycardia versus supraventricular tachycardia
  • Common methods and tools available for diagnosis
  • Algorithm use challenges and limitations
  • Typical presentation scenarios
  • Automated tools and approaches for differentiation
  • Diagnostic tools help the clinician arrive at correct diagnoses
  • Performance comparison: automated tools versus manual algorithms
  • Recommended approach to diagnosis today

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