VA morning report – SVT and cardiac complications of radiation

Case Summary

Thanks so Sam for presenting an interesting case of a 75M s/p esophagectomy + chemo/rads for esophageal cancer who presented with chest pain and palpitations found to have atrial flutter with RVR.

Here’s one approach to supraventricular tachycardia


There are a variety of cardiac complications of radiation. 

Here’s an anatomic approach to these complications as well as recommendations about monitoring patients from a Cleveland Clinic review article.


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