Cardiology_Arrhythmia

Incidental ECG Finding in a 77-Year-Old ManHis hernia surgery is scheduled but these results of a routine pre-op ECG could change plans. What's your ECG read?
Underuse of VKAs: How Physician, Patient Perceptions Shape PracticeA new analysis of qualitative studies points to poor communication on multiple levels.
Hypertension Complicated by Heart DiseaseWhat is the optimal treatment for hypertension when the patient also has Afib, CAD, or heart failure?
ECG Challenge: Weak, Dry, and SickECG Challenge: A 72-year-old woman has progressive weakness, dyspnea, decreased oral intake, and feels "sick." ACS or something else?
Afib of Less than 48 Hours: A Look at Thromboembolic RiskNew research suggests that even a short time spent in atrial fibrillation increases thromboembolic risk nearly 5-fold.
ECG Challenge: Encountering ExtrasystolesWhat do you suspect in a 45-year-old woman presenting with hypotension, bradycardia, and no significant medical history? ECG, here.
Acute Onset Palpitations in a 31-Year-Old ManThis first episode of arrhythmia occurs after completion of a customary 4-mile run. HR: 172 beats/min. View ECG here.
LV Dysfunction Persists Post-Ablation for Lone AF (VIDEO)Study questions whether reduction in AF burden after catheter ablation leads to sustained beneficial cardiac remodeling.
Three Short Anticoagulation Challenges
Amiodarone: Top 3 Things to Know for Rate or Rhythm Control of AFAmiodarone effectively treats a wide range of tachycardias but should always be prescribed with caution. Here are 3 key points to remember.