New SVT Guidelines: Catheter ablation key

New SVT Guidelines: Catheter ablation key

It is of great importance to note that – according to the new (2019) Guidelines for the Management of SVT’s  – ablation is considered as a first line of treatment.

“New ESC Guideline on SVT Management: Catheter Ablation Key

PARIS — Catheter ablation has been placed front and center in the latest guidelines for the management of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The guidelines also refine the use of drug therapy for the condition and make important recommendations for pregnant women.

Moreover, the guidelines have dropped a whole host of medications that were once considered part of standard care for managing this family of arrhythmic conditions.” – Medscape, ESC Conference News

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/917569

 

Source:
https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/ten-points-to-remember/2019/09/10/12/36/2019-esc-guidelines-for-supraventricular-tachycardia

View two of the new flowcharts:

Download the Complete ECS 2019 Guidelines on SVT Management

https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article/41/5/655/5556821

https://www.escardio.org/Guidelines/Clinical-Practice-Guidelines/Supraventricular-Tachycardia