(LUPV to LSVC to CS was repaired)
Baseline EKG (EKG #1) is unremarkable for immediate postop.
Approx. 10 hrs later, ST segment elevation was noted in monitor. Therefore, EKG was repeated. No complaints from patient.
Next morning: EKG was improving
Is this pericarditis, developing in ~10 hrs after conclusion of surgery?
Why don't we see it in more postop. patients?Also, see posting titled "ICU - Postop. chest pain"
looks to be in the cx territory. It didn't get better, it just didn't get worse. Any bleeding post op?
"Some bleeding" in the first 1-2 hrs after coming out of operating room. Bleeding decreased with control of hypertension with Nitroprusside infusion.
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