Ashman phenomenon

Weekly Workout May 20, 2024
Unraveling WPW Syndrome: Challenging Cases and Nuances of Treatment

A 15-year-old male with a history of asthma presents with palpitations while playing football.  On arrival, he is found to have a narrow complex regular tachycardia most consistent with SVT….

Weekly Workout April 22, 2024
Runs of ventricular tachycardia vs. another phenomenon

A 33-year-old man with a past medical history of atrial fibrillation years ago presents with anxiety and shortness of breath. His blood pressure is normal on arrival but he is…

Weekly Workout September 18, 2023
Rhythm Interpretation: Ashman phenomenon vs. nonsustained ventricular tachycardia

A 49-year-old woman presents to the ED with palpitations. She is found to be tachycardic on arrival. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout December 12, 2022
Bradydysrhythmia: Does this patient need a permanent pacemaker?

A 63-year-old man presents to the emergency department with lightheadedness. He is noted to be bradycardic on arrival. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout October 25, 2021
STAT ECG Diagnoses: what exactly is Ashman phenomenon and why does it matter?

A 50-year-old male with PMHx of atrial fibrillation presents to the ED with palpitations. He is found to be tachycardic, and while being treated for suspected atrial fibrillation with RVR,…

Weekly Workout August 20, 2018
Intermittent runs of nonsustained ventricular tachycardia

A 48-year-old man presents to the ED with 3-4 days of palpitations. The patient has a stable blood pressure but is found to have new onset atrial fibrillation with RVR….

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