Wide Complex Tachycardias: the three major types of ventricular tachycardia
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 60-year-old man presents to the ED chest pain concerning for ACS, and a prehospital ECG concerning for inferior STEMI. The following ECG is obtained on arrival to the ED:
Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
- What type of ventricular tachycardia does this ECG show?
- How many different types of ventricular tachycardia are there?
- Is there a difference in how the different types of ventricular tachycardia need to be treated?