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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

Ecg Basics

#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

#479 ATP: AICD activity you do not see everyday

A pt with h/o of non-ischemic c/o being managed for decompensated CHF had this tracing while being monitored.

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Sustained monomorphic VT was observed and the machine initiated anti-tachycardia pacing (ATP) which terminated the VT. 73 more words

Ventricular Tachycardia

#469 Antitachycardia pacing on surface ecg

A pt with h/o CAD. On the left are not artifacts. What are those?

This case had an AICD and developed VT. It was intentional that I wihtheld info on the AICD to create more excitement of the challenge. 86 more words

Tachycardia

Three doctors over breakfast discussing contracts, diabetes, trauma and hearts

At breakfast sat down doctors three
The advice that we gave was for free
We talked about cases
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And what we should charge for a fee.
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