Pacemaker-Mediated Tachycardia Medication

Updated: Aug 04, 2016
  • Author: Brian Olshansky, MD, FESC, FAHA, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Medication Summary

Pacemaker-mediated tachycardia (PMT) is treated by reprogramming the pacemaker. If this is not possible, in some instances, medication to block retrograde conduction may be needed. In rare circumstances, ablation of retrograde conduction pathway (AV node or accessory pathway) is necessary.