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Focal atrial tachycardia

Guidelines

Key sources

The following summarized guidelines for the management of focal atrial tachycardia are prepared by our editorial team based on guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC 2020) and the American Heart Association (AHA/HRS/ACC 2016). ...
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Medical management

Acute management: as per ESC 2020 guidelines, consider administering intravenous adenosine (6-18 mg bolus) for acute management of hemodynamically stable patients with FAT.
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Therapeutic procedures

Synchronized electrical cardioversion
As per ESC 2020 guidelines:
Perform synchronized direct current cardioversion for acute management of hemodynamically unstable patients with FAT.
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Perform synchronized direct current cardioversion for acute management of hemodynamically stable patients with FAT if drug therapy fails to convert or control the tachycardia.
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