Brugada syndrome

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Weekly Workout January 15, 2024
Literature Review: Brugada Syndrome

A 55-year-old man with no significant PMHx (on no medications) presents to the emergency department with right lower quadrant pain. He is afebrile on arrival, with mild sinus tachycardia. He…

Weekly Workout January 8, 2024
Literature Review: Fever and ST segment elevation after syncope

A young woman presents to the ED after a syncopal episode. She hit her chest after falling and has reproducible chest wall tenderness on exam. She is also noted to…

Weekly Workout December 18, 2023
Literature Review: ST segment elevation after syncope and cardiac arrest

A 22-year-old man with no known significant PMHx presents after syncope. He is asymptomatic on arrival with normal vital signs. History and physical exam is non-diagnostic. While an ECG is…

Weekly Workout May 22, 2023
Hyperacute T waves and serial ECGs in early ACS, AV blocks, and more on sustained vs. nonsustained ventricular tachycardia

An 80-year-old man presents to the emergency department after an episode of syncope. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout October 18, 2021
ECG Basics and Fundamentals: the value of ignoring the ECG computer interpretation and looking closely at all 12 leads

A 48-year-old female presents to the ED with palpitations and near-syncope. She reports multiple episodes of palpitations in the past that have not been evaluated. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout November 25, 2019
STAT ECG Diagnoses: Brugada ECG pattern vs. Brugada syndrome

A 22-year-old male presents to the ED after a brief syncopal episode. He is now asymptomatic; history and physical exam are non-diagnostic. The patient becomes unresponsive while getting the following…

Weekly Workout June 24, 2019
2019 ECG Competition Answers (Part 1/3)

This week we review the answers to the first 6 questions from the 7th annual UMEM Residency ECG Competition. Make sure to attempt to answer the questions before clicking the red…

Weekly Workout December 17, 2018
Palpitations: a cardiac cause with increased risk of arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death

A 50-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with palpitations. She has had signs and symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection with low grade fevers. She is tachycardic but…

Weekly Workout October 1, 2018
Syncope: Brugada Syndrome

A 33-year-old woman has a syncopal episode while in the bathroom. The following ECG was obtained on arrival to the ED after the episode:

Weekly Workout July 9, 2018
2018 ECG Competition Answers (Part 2/2)

This week we review the answers to questions 7-12 from the 6th annual UMEM Residency ECG Competition.  Make sure to attempt to answer the questions before clicking the red box to…

Weekly Workout July 2, 2018
2018 ECG Competition Answers (Part 1/2)

This week we review the answers to the first 6 questions from the 6th annual UMEM Residency ECG Competition. Make sure to attempt to answer the questions before clicking the red…

Weekly Workout March 25, 2018
ECG reveals a can’t miss genetic cause of cardiac syncope

HPI:  A 39-year-old woman with no PMHx was completing a treadmill stress test ordered by her primary care physician, when she had chest pain, palpitations and syncope. The following ECG…

Weekly Workout January 12, 2015
Differential Diagnoses: how to use ECG differentials to clinch the diagnosis in sick patients

HPI: 64-year-old male smoker with a Hx of HTN, DM, COPD presents with lightheadedness and chest tightness. He has had flu like symptoms for the past week, that have been…

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