Difference between revisions of "McGill Case 66"

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[[File:E0007661.jpg|thumb|600px|left|The first tracing was recorded in the emergency room, and is from a 70 year old woman with two sycopal attacks. She was on metoprolol and diltiazem for angina {normal coronaries and an abnormal MIBI perfusion scan}.]]
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[[File:E0007661.jpg|thumb|600px|left|These are two electrocardiograms from a patient complaining of a fast heart rate and high blood pressure (taken at a friends). The patient looked well but did have a blood pressure of 180/120mm.
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The first tracing was in on arrival in the emmergence room, the second after receiving 12 mg of adenosine by rapid intravenous injection.
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[[File:E0007662.jpg|thumb|600px|left|This tracing was taken in the intensive care unit after a temporary pacing wire (soft semi-floater) was placed via the right internal jugular vein. The lead paced the ventricle well, but the patient immediately complained of moderate chest pain, better with sitting up.]]
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Revision as of 01:06, 15 February 2012

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This case report is kindly provided by Michael Rosengarten from McGill and is part of the McGill Cases. These cases come from the McGill EKG World Encyclopedia.


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These are two electrocardiograms from a patient complaining of a fast heart rate and high blood pressure (taken at a friends). The patient looked well but did have a blood pressure of 180/120mm. The first tracing was in on arrival in the emmergence room, the second after receiving 12 mg of adenosine by rapid intravenous injection. }.
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