Polymorphic VT

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 August 21, 2023
Wide Complex Tachycardias: differentiation between the four different types of ventricular tachycardia & the importance of recognizing arrhythmias in tachy-brady syndromes

A 73-year-old woman is found by family in bed with decreased level of consciousness. She is brought into the ED for evaluation and is found to have bradycardia and episodic…

Weekly Workout February 15, 2021
STAT ECG Diagnoses: the definition of electrical storm and what you need to know about it

A 58-year-old man with PMHx of cardiomyopathy (EF ~30%) presents to the ED with intermittent episodes of palpitations and near syncope. The following ECG was obtained during an episode:

Weekly Workout June 15, 2020
ECG Basics & Fundamentals: cardiac rhythm strips and how to identify the three main types of ventricular tachycardia

A 58-year-old woman with PMHx of HTN and polysubstance abuse presents to the ED after a syncopal episode. She has been having nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. She is noted to…

Weekly Workout August 29, 2016
Rhythm Interpretation: the importance of patient assessment in managing malignant arrhythmias

A 74-year-old woman presents to the ED with shortness of breath. She has been taking azithromycin for cough. The following ECG is obtained:

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