Tag: EKG

Rhythm Nation: January 2016 Answer

ECG: Sinus Bradycardia, Left Axis Deviation, Possible Trifascicular Block (Mobitz I, RBBB, LAFB) Great discussion of an interesting ECG. Let’s talk blocks!               The Clinical Monster on this case did just that, and our…

Rhythm Nation: January 2016

Faithful Bloggers! Rhythm Nation returns for another installment of critical analysis of the ECGs seen at King’s County. Onwards! 87 year-old male, history of HTN, dyslipidemia, DM, Stage III CKD, Prostate cancer s/p radiation presents with syncope. Two weeks ago,…

Rhythm Nation: August 2016 ANSWER

Good job, Eden Kim, for correctly Identifying pulmonary hypertension on EKG!! Let’s talk about pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension and their prominent electrocardiographic findings.   Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis History usually >50 years old progressively worsening dyspnea and non-productive cough history…

Rhythm Nation: December 2015

Happy Holidays avid Rhythm Nation followers! Time for the December edition of the blog. This month’s will be a little different but still should be interesting nonetheless! Here is our case:   A 57 year-old man with PMH of HTN, DM,…

Not another case of AMS….

A 70 y/o woman with CHF, irregular heart beat and DM presents with malaise, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea x 1 week. On exam, she appears weak and confused. Vitals are normal except mild bradycardia. FS is 100. EKG is shown.…

Rhythm Nation – October 2015 ANSWER

Congratulations Dr. Blumenberg for correctly answering this month’s Rhythm Nation. Also, special thanks to Dr. Brian Tu for his help in creating my gif and adding it to my post! Now, for more on Takotsubos!!   Stress cardiomyopathy Stress cardiomyopathy…

Rhythm Nation- October 2015

Hello again fellow Bloggers! Time for the monthly blogpost you have been waiting for, Rhythm Nation. Enjoy!   90 yo F w/ h/o HTN, HLD, DM, asthma, presenting with 3 hours of acute SOB and mid-sternal, non-radiating chest pain.  …