ECG Case 99

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A 70-year-old man is sent to the outpatient department because of attacks of dizziness. What abnormalities does his ECG show, and what treatment is needed?

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ECG Case 98

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A 60-year-old man who complains of ankle swelling is found to have an irregular pulse, a blood pressure of 115/70, an enlarged heart, and signs of congestive cardiac failure. What does the ECG show? He is untreated – how would you manage him?

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ECG Case 97

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A 70-year-old man, who had had angina for several years, began to complain of attacks of dizziness. This is his ECG. What does it show and what would you do?

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ECG Case 96

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A 50-year-old man, who had complained of attacks of dizziness and palpitations for several years, collapsed at work and was brought to the A & E department. What's your interpretation and diagnosis?

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ECG Case 94

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A 50-year-old man was admitted to hospital as an emergency with chest pain; he was not aware of a rapid heart rate. Shortly after this ECG was recorded, his heart rate suddenly slowed and his ECG was then normal.

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ECG Case 93

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This is the ECG from a 25-year-old man who complained of episodes of fast, regular, palpitations associated with breathlessness and dizziness. There were no abnormalities on examination other than a slow and irregular pulse. What is the diagnosis and how can his problem be treated?

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ECG Case 92

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A 70-year-old woman, admitted to hospital because of increasing heart failure of uncertain cause, collapsed and was found to have a very rapid pulse and a low blood pressure. This is her ECG. She recovered spontaneously. What is this rhythm, and what would you do?

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ECG Case 91

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This ECG was recorded from a 45-year-old man, who had been admitted to a coronary care unit with a myocardial infarction and who was recovering well. What is the rhythm, and what would you do?

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ECG Case 90

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A 32-year-old woman, who had had a normal pregnancy and delivery 3 months previously, was seen in the outpatient department complaining of severe breathlessness and dizziness on exertion.

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