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What to expect at EP appointment? (Atrial Flutter/V-Tach)

Hi, I’m a 14 year old girl, and I’ve recently been diagnosed with PVC’s & Ventricular Tachycardia via a 30 day event monitor. My cardiologist also told me that it looks like I have an Atrial Flutter as well, though he’s not sure. I’ve had a normal echocardiogram, so the problem is with my heart’s electrical system. He said that I should see an electrophysiologist as soon as possible, and was wondering what I should expect at my appointment? Also, is it possible to have both V-Tach and Atrial Flutter, and if so, what would the outlook/treatment look like? Is it common for a teen to have these problems? Thank you!  
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1423357 tn?1511085442
I don't think it's common for a person of your age to experience this arrhythmia.  You should make sure the results of your monitor are forwarded to the electrophysiologist ahead of your visit.  Your visit will no doubt include an EKG and then consultation with the physician.  If his recommendation is for a lab study.  You will be handed off to office help who will set up an appointment for an electrophysiology study.
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