Am J Emerg Med 2021 Aug 31;50:507-512. Epub 2021 Aug 31.
Department of Heart Center, The First Hospital of Lanzhou University, Medical College of Lanzhou University, Chengguan District, Lanzhou 730000, Gansu, China; Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Diseases of Gansu Province, Medical College of Lanzhou University, Chengguan District, Lanzhou 730000, Gansu, China. Electronic address:
Backgroud: Valsalva maneuver (VM) is a simple and easy method for acute termination of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), while a postural modification to the VM has been suggested to be superior to the standard VM (SVM). The objective of this meta-analysis is to explore the efficacy and safety of the modified VM (MVM) to terminate SVT compared with the SVM.
Methods: Extensive literature was conducted using the database such as PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, Cochrane library and included randomized controlled trials (RCTs) assessing the efficacy and safety of the MVM and SVM for SVT. Read More