Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsHeart Diseases · 4 weeks ago

What does it mean when it says v-run on an ekg?

4 Answers

  • 4 weeks ago
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    It means a series of ventricular beats - usually at least three, but not enough to be formally identified as V-Tach.  Technically, there is no such thing, and anything more than two consecutive PVCs is V-Tach.

    But the term is still used.

  • 4 weeks ago

    V-run = ventricular run.  A series of beats that originate from the ventricles i.e. v-tach or non-sustained v-tach (NSVT).  

  • Greg
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    4 weeks ago

    The ventrical is supposed to fire based on a signal from the atrium. The v-run is a series of premature ventricular contractions occurring without regard to the signal from the atrium.

  • 4 weeks ago

    no idea what that would mean

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