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My Broken Heart

My eyes snap open. The room is dark. I’m disoriented. Muffled beeping and soft humming sounds. The hospital.

I remember.

Had the nurse just come in to check my vitals? 864 more words

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Wide QRST: VT or aberrancy?

This is a 70 yo patient who was brought in due to seizure. This ecg was captured while patient was being examined.

This is regular wide complex tachcycardia (WCT) with right bundle branch block (RBBB) morphology. 92 more words

Ventricular Tachycardia

Wide QRS complex with LBBB morphology + inferior axis

A pt with h/o DM and HTN with unilateral ptosis (due to aneurysm). Pt had several episodes of couplet, triplet (NSVT) and PVC’s.

5 minutes view of lead II… 137 more words

Ventricular Tachycardia

Fusion beat in VT

The basic rhythm is atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response. A wide QRS tachycardia then is seen. QRS #7 (red arrow) is a fusion beat which makes the likelihood this is ventricular tachycardia. 41 more words

Ventricular Tachycardia

It may look like artifacts but they are meant to terminate the VT - ATP

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Those fast pacer spikes in the middle of the strip with wide QRS tachycardia (VT) are meant to terminate the VT. That is antitachchycardia pacing (ATP). 194 more words

Ventricular Tachycardia

#521 Is this VT or SVT with aberrancy?

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A pt c/o of SOB and treated for pneumonia.

Is this VT or SVT with aberrancy?

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The QRS complex (#5) at the beginning of the… 57 more words

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#514 Going away rhythm (second type)

I have seen 2 rhythm types on the natural course of dying (peacefully). In the first, the heart rate holds for a few hours (AF or sinus) then gradually declines and the latent pacemakers takes over one-by-one (junctional to ventricle). 132 more words

Ventricular Tachycardia