Standard Valsalva vs Modified Valsalva for Cardioversion of SVT?

Background:┬áSupraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is not an uncommon condition in the emergency department. Epidemiologically, SVT has an incidence of 35/100,000 person-years in the United States.2That is roughly 89,000 new cases per year. The Valsalva maneuver is a recognized treatment for SVT, but has a low success rate (5-20%). 3,4,5┬áThe REVERT trial showed an increase in cardioversion … Continue reading Standard Valsalva vs Modified Valsalva for Cardioversion of SVT?