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Tachycardia, Ectopic Atrial

"Tachycardia, Ectopic Atrial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Abnormally rapid heartbeats originating from one or more automatic foci (nonsinus pacemakers) in the HEART ATRIUM but away from the SINOATRIAL NODE. Unlike the reentry mechanism, automatic tachycardia speeds up and slows down gradually. The episode is characterized by a HEART RATE between 135 to less than 200 beats per minute and lasting 30 seconds or longer.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tachycardia, Ectopic Atrial" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tachycardia, Ectopic Atrial" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2009
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.