The long list of VT "suggestive" ECG features is difficult to recall and apply in real time. Simple ABCDE approach to this common dilemma
Yamaguchi syndrome: Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (AHC) Hypertrophic non-obstructive cardiomyopathy with giant negative T waves
ECG made easier a free, innovative, interactive online application to assist in honing and refining your ECG interpretation skills
8 deadly ECG patterns NOT to miss -- Part 2, the occlusion version. These patients require immediate cardiology referral for emergent reperfusion therapy.
Learning cardiac axis interpretation can be tedious. Open source webapp hosted on CardiacAxis.com to analyse axis in English and German
Characteristic R wave notching seen in inferior leads in a large proportion of patients with ostium secundum ASD
The Osborn wave (J wave) is a positive deflection at the J point (negative in aVR and V1). It is usually most prominent in the precordial leads and most commonly associated with hypothermia.
In patients with AF and pre-excitation, the presence of an accessory pathway allows for rapid AV conduction, with a risk of degeneration into VT and VF
Tachyarrhythmia that occurs in patients with accessory pathways, due to formation of a re-entry circuit between the AV node and accessory pathway
First reported by de Winter in 2008, the de Winter ECG pattern is an anterior STEMI equivalent that presents without obvious ST segment elevation
The average Emergency Clinician is interrupted every 6 minutes. When busy, it can be tempting to quickly “sign off” an ECG. These are the patterns not to miss.
Paediatric ECG basics including the normal paediatric ECG, lead placement, stepwise assessment, and characteristic abnormalities