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ECG Blog #409 — Every-Other-Beat.

Ken Grauer, MD

The ECG in Figure-1 — was obtained from a patient with palpitations. Figure-1: The initial ECG in today's case. My Interpretation of the ECG in Figure-1: Since the patient is hemodynamically stable — there is time for systematic assessment of the rhythm. Figure-2: I've labeled the initial ECG in today's case. Figure-2 ).

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Concerning EKG with a Non-obstructive angiogram. What happened?

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

It appears EMS obtained two EKGs, but unfortunately these were not saved in the medical record. The EMS crew was only BLS certified, so EKG interpretation is not within their scope of practice. The patient arrived just after 10 AM, and the following EKG was obtained. There are no further EKGs or troponin measurements.

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ECG Blog #415 — The Cath showed NO Occlusion!

Ken Grauer, MD

The ECG in Figure-1 was obtained following successful resuscitation. QUESTIONS: In view of the above history — How would YOU interpret the ECG in Figure-1 ? Is this ECG finding present in today’s initial ECG? Figure-1: The initial ECG in today's case — obtained after successful resuscitation from cardiac arrest. (

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ECG #413 — A Pre-Op ECG in an ASx Patient

Ken Grauer, MD

I was sent the tracing shown in Figure-1 — told only that this was a preoperative ECG obtained from an asymptomatic older woman scheduled for non-cardiac surgery. How would YOU interpret this ECG? Figure-1: Preoperative ECG from an asymptomatic older woman scheduled for non-cardiac surgery. The 12-lead ECG is very concerning.

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ECG Blog #406 — To Do Additional Leads?

Ken Grauer, MD

For full discussion of this case — See ECG Blog #351 — == The ECG in Figure-1 — was obtained from a previously healthy older man who contacted EMS ( E mergency M edical S ervices ) because of "chest tightness" that began ~1 hour earlier. Given this history: QUESTIONS: How would YOU interpret the ECG in Figure-1 ?

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ECG Blog #410 — How Tall are the T Waves?

Ken Grauer, MD

QUESTION: HOW would YOU interpret the ECG in Figure-1 — if no clinical information was provided? Figure-1: The initial ECG in today's case. ( To improve visualization — I've digitized the original ECG using PMcardio ). = The ECG in Figure-1 — was obtained following successful resuscitation.

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ECG Blog #396 — Why the Flat Line?

Ken Grauer, MD

The ECG in Figure-1 — was obtained from a middle-aged man with palpitations and shortness of breath. How would YOU interpret the ECG in Figure-1 ? Figure-1: The initial ECG in today's case. ( To improve visualization — I've digitized the original ECG using PMcardio ). Figure-1: The initial ECG in today's case. (

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