A female in her 60s who was lucky to get expert ECG interpretation
This ECG is from a female in her 60s presented with chest pressure for 1 hour. She had a history of hypertension and smoking. She described the pain as a "buffalo sitting on my chest". She also described a "weird" sensation in her jaw for 1 hour prior to arrival, associated with lightheadedness and diaphoresis.
ST Elevation after Stab Wound to the Heart
This ECG is from a young man presented after a stab wound to the chest. Rapid ED diagnosis of cardiac penetrating trauma was made by ED ultrasound, and the patient went to the OR and had a wound to the right atrium repaired. There was no laceration of any coronary vessel. He did well. This ECG was recorded at day 3 because of tachycardia.
This ECG was shown to the doctor with no clinical information
This ECG is from a man in his 40s presented with chest pain that woke him from sleep. He had similar chest pain last night which subsided, and he was able to go to sleep only to be awoken several hours later by recurrent pain. He had a history of hypertension.
ECG of the Week – 29th January 2018 – Interpretation
This ECG is from a man in his 60s who presented with several weeks of diarrhoeal illness following overseas travel. He had a past medical history of ischaemic cardiomyopathy. His medications included warfarin, a beta-blocker, a PPI, an ACE inhibitor and diuretics.
Is this ECG diagnostic of coronary occlusion? Also: Inferior de Winter’s T-waves on prehospital ECG?? Baseline ECG
This ECG is from a man in his 50s presented with 1 hour of post exertional chest pressure associated with diaphoresis and nausea. He had a history of coronary artery disease, diabetes, and dyslipidemia.