Ventricular Tachycardia

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

If you've been diagnosed with ventricular tachycardia, there are several key questions that you should ask your cardiologist during your next visit. These questions will ensure that you and your doctor have discussed your major risk factors so that you can become or stay as healthy as possible.
  • What is ventricular tachycardia (VT)?
  • What are the symptoms of ventricular tachycardia (VT)?
  • What are the complications of ventricular tachycardia (VT)?
  • How is ventricular tachycardia (VT) diagnosed?
  • What are the risk factors for ventricular tachycardia (VT)?
  • What are the treatment options for ventricular tachycardia (VT)?
  • How common is ventricular tachycardia (VT)?
  • What medications are used for ventricular tachycardia (VT) and what side effects should I watch for?
  • What are the risks of ventricular tachycardia (VT) if left untreated?
  • What is an electrophysiologist and when should I see them in addition to my general cardiologist?

  • When will I need a pacemaker or defibrillator for ventricular tachycardia (VT)?
  • What is the difference between a pacemaker and a defibrillator?
  • How often should I be seen by a cardiologist if I have ventricular tachycardia (VT)?
  • If I have ventricular tachycardia (VT), should I limit my physical activity?
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