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Medical Update Part 3: The Exercise Stress Test

Continued from Medical Testing Updates: Part 1, Part 2, Part 2.5, Part 3:Cardiac MRI

Two days after the cardiac MRI, we were driving back up to the hospital once again. 2,235 more words

Chronic Illness

How to Save a Life

My friends and I were having a great time Friday night. The music the live band was playing was slamming hot! We were outside in the middle of town along with about 500 of “our closest friends,” and were dancing, talking and generally having a great time. 1,049 more words

Rhythm change after intubation

A 75 yo pt with h/o HTN, DM, CAD, CABG and recent h/o of prolonged hospitalization c/o SOB which needed intubation.

Baseline ECG was sinus rhythm in the 90’s. 168 more words


Antitachycardia Pacing

A 70 yo with h/o HTN, CAD and s/p ICD placement.

What is happening on the strip?

This is a regular monomorphic VT (RBBB + RAD) which wa terminated by antitachycardia pacing or overdrive pacing (8 pacer artifacts) Antitachycardia pacing (ATP) or overdrive pacing is the delivery of short burst of rapid ventricular pacing to terminate ventricular tachycardia (VT). 56 more words

Ventricular Tachycardia

The Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (S-ICD)

After three blog posts to the fascinating technology of leadless pacemakers, some of you might already be wondering, if industry and heart rhythm specialists are working on leadless defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices (CRTs), too. 1,088 more words

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

Cardiac ablation: my journey

I had the most irrational thought whilst under sedation for my cardiac ablation:

This is quite relaxing really!

Given that catheters were, at that point, travelling through a vein at the top of my leg to reach my heart, I think it is safe to assume that the sedative was doing its job!

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Ectopic Heartbeats And Laser Ablation

Conclusion: VT or Not

By:  Dr. Bojana Uzelac

This was a case of ECG artifacts caused by muscular tremor that mimic polymorphic VT.

Even computer was confused and counted heart rate of 294/min. 219 more words

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