Dr. Flynn: Explaining what’s going on with Charlie McAvoy and his very common heart issue

(Adam Richins for BSJ)

Charlie McAvoy underwent a procedure today to correct a minor, very common cardiac arrhythmia called supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). There are a few types of SVT, but Bruins team internist Dr. David Finn issued a statement today saying McAvoy’s form of the abnormal heart rhythm is not considered to be dangerous.

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