This is 2 year old postop. patient with DDD pacemaker. What a sinking feeling one gets upon seeing this! (Absolutely no capture of either the atrium or the ventricle).
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ICU: DDD pacemaker
Posted by Bala at 11:36 AM No comments:
Labels: Arrhythmia, EKG, EP, ICU, Interpret this, Monitor, Pacemaker
HCM vs. Athelete's Heart
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Labels: athelete, Cardiomyopathy, Criteria, Diagnostic Criteria
EKG: Sinus bradycardia with Junctional Escape
4 yr old boy, s/p Ebstein's repair with bioprosthetic valve in tricuspid valve position. Pierre Robin syndrome. Intermittent stridor. Possible vocal paralysis. (Click on the image to enlarge)
Posted by Bala at 11:32 AM No comments:
Labels: Arrhythmia, EKG, ICU, Interpret this, Monitor
X-ray: Pneumomediastinum vs. Pneumopericardium
Look for the air crossing the midline between cardiac silhouette and diaphragm as the distinction between the two conditions. Of course, there are always some exceptions.
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