This case is written by Dr. Kyla Caners. She is a staff emergency physician in Hamilton, Ontario and the Simulation Director of McMaster University’s FRCP-EM program. 254 more words
Tags » Ventricular Tachycardia
What does the ECG image below show?
- It is diagnostic of ST-elevation infarction of the high-lateral wall;
- One cannot diagnose an infarction from ventricularly-paced complexes. 50 more words
Mike has asked me to share this letter from Rebecca at BHF Cymru.
BHF Cymru funded researchers have published a brand new paper where they have discovered that a particular group of cells are found in the scar tissue left behind after a heart attack, that could play a significant role in causing irregular heart rhythm, or ventricular tachycardia. 141 more words