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Current approaches for examination of the patients presented with tachycardia in GP practice are considered. The detailed plan for disease history and physical examination of tachycardia patients are presented. The scheme of diagnostic approaches for syncope management is discussed. The genetic and inherited arrhythmogenic diseases are described. The capabilities of different instrumental methods for tachyarrhythmia detection are considered.

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T A Dubikaytis

North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov

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