Does response to adenosine rule out ventricular tachycardia?
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 54-year-old man with no PMHx presents to the ED with palpitations. He is noted to be tachycardic but is stable with a normal blood pressure. The following ECG is obtained:
Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice and what is the diagnosis?
- What is the best initial treatment?
- The patient is given Adenosine and converts to a normal sinus rhythm, how would you disposition the patient?