Category: ECG of the Week

ECG of the Week – 8th January 2018

The following ECG is from a 31 yr old female who is 5 days post-partum she was brought to the Emergency Department following a episode of collapse. On arrival to the Emergency Department she was hypotensive ( Systolic BP ~80 mmHg) with an altered conscious level complaining of chest pain and headache. Click to enlarge

ECG of the Week – 18th December 2017 – Interpretation

The following ECG is from a 90 yr old female who presented with general deterioration, weakness and anorexia. She has a past cardiac history of cardiac failure, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and aortic valve replacement. Click to enlarge Rate: Mean ventricular rate 66 bpm  Rhythm: Atrial fibrillation Irregular rhythm Fibrillation waves sen in leads V2-3 Single PVC

ECG of the Week – 18th December 2017

The following ECG is from a 90 yr old female who presented with general deterioration, weakness and anorexia. She has a past cardiac history of cardiac failure, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and aortic valve replacement. Click to enlarge Things think about What are the key ECG features ? What other condition does the patient have ?

ECG of the Week – 11th December 2017 – Interpretation

The following ECG is from a 68 yr old male who presented with a history of dizziness and pre-syncope. Click to enlarge Rate: 60 bpm Rhythm: Regular Sinus rhythm Axis: Left axis deviation Intervals: PR – Prolonged (~220=240ms) QRS – Prolonged (160ms) Additional: RsR’ Pattern leads V1-2 Interpretation: Bifascicular block with pr prolongation RBBB LAFB Many people