Sustained VT lasts longer than 30 seconds and/or requires help for stopping or produces severe blood flow problems which can lead to fainting.
Long-term treatment may include oral antiarrythmic medication. However, these are frequently avoided because of severe side effects. Other long-term treatments include:
cardioverter defibrillator: a device implanted in the body to interrupt tachycardia when it occurs
radio-frequency (RF) ablation: destroys abnormal pathways that are causing the heart to beat incorrectlycardiac-
resynchronization therapy (CRT): a type of pacemaker implanted to regulate your heartbeat...