Literature Review: troponin testing in patients with supraventricular tachycardias (SVT)
Emergency Cardiology Literature Review & Updates with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 45-year-old male with PMHx of HTN and obesity presents to the ED with palpitations and anxiety. Symptoms started abruptly 4 hours ago. The following ECG was obtained:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself:
- What is the heart rate and rhythm?
- How would you acutely manage this rhythm?
- Do you routinely order troponin testing for the evaluation of this rhythm?