Heinrich Irenaeus Quincke (1842 - 1922) was a German physician. Quincke's name is eponymous with Quincke's pulse (1868), Quiuncke's oedema (1882), Quincke's achorion (1886), and Quincke's puncture (1891).
Heart HQ - Episode 22: Left Bundle Branch Block. what is it, how frequent is it, is it dangerous?
Heart HQ - Episode 21: Right Bundle Branch Block is when the normal electrical conduction activity in the heart is interrupted to the right ventricle. It can be diagnosed by the characteristic pattern it has on an ECG.
Heart HQ - Episode 20: Pericarditis is the swelling of the membrane around the heart. We discuss a recent case study of acute pericarditis following a respiratory tract infection.
Heart HQ - Episode 19: Atrial fibrillation, the most common cardiac arrhythmia that we see in our patients. In this podcast, we explain the different types of AF
The Lewis lead configuration can help to detect atrial activity and its relationship to ventricular activity. Named after Welsh cardiologist Sir Thomas Lewis (1881-1945) who first described in 1913.
Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome is a combination of the presence of a congenital accessory pathway and episodes of tachyarrhythmia.
Fontaine bipolar precordial leads (F-ECG) are used to increase the sensitivity of epsilon wave detection, characteristic of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD/C)
Heart HQ - Episode 18: Pacemakers and Syncope. Which types of patients who would benefit from one - and when is a pacemaker not needed.
Schamroth sign. Simple sign to determine the presence of finger clubbing. One of the earliest signs of clubbing is obliteration of the Schamroth 'window'.
Heart HQ - Episode 17: Mental Health, Psychosocial Factors and Cardiac Risk. We discuss the link between stress, depression, anxiety and cardiac events.
Heart HQ - Episode 16: Hypertension. According to the Heart Foundation, 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure in Australia. As many people are asymptomatic, they may be unaware they have hypertension.