Browsing: Cardiology

An 89-year-old female with atrial fibrillation presents with altered mental status. What is your interpretation of her ECG?
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains a major cause of cardiovascular disease in developing nations. However, in industrialized nations with routine access to vaccines and antibiotics to treat Group A
While aortic dissection is relatively rare, it remains the most common and lethal form of the acute aortic syndromes.
We issued a challenge to interpret an unusual EKG tracing. Now we're sharing the experts' interpretation. Thank you to the many readers who responded to this challenge - and congratulations to Michael
How does subarachnoid hemorrhage lead to cardiac arrest, complete heart block, or cardiomyopathy?
ECG Challenge - Feb 2018 Case. An otherwise healthy 35-year-old male presents with 1 week of intermittent palpitations associated with substernal chest discomfort and dyspnea. What is your interpreta
Solve This Medical Mystery OK, residents (and ambitious students): It’s time for a friendly competition. We’re giving away a prize package to the person who submits the most accurate, thorough interp
ECG Challenge - Nov 2017 Case. A 71-year-old male presents with exertional syncope. What do you see in the following ECGs (taken 4 minutes apart)? Answer Image 1. This ECG shows an atrial rate of ~78