Incessant infant ventricular tachycardia

What is Incessant infant ventricular tachycardia?

Incessant infant ventricular tachycardia is a rare type of ventricular tachycardia (VT) characterized by the presence of tachycardia originating from the ventricles, observed for more than 10% of a 24 hour monitoring period. Patients are either asymptomatic or present congestive heart failure.

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Europe: 1-9 in 100,000

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
  • Infancy
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