Heart HQ: Left Bundle Branch Block

Heart HQ – Episode 22: Left Bundle Branch Block

Following on from last week’s episode about Right Bundle Branch Block, we discuss Left Bundle Branch Block.

In this episode we discuss:

  • what Left Bundle Branch Block looks like on an ECG
  • why people get it
  • how frequently it occurs
  • and whether it can cause problems for the patient.

Show notes: Episode 22

Here is an ECG that shows Left Bundle Branch Block:


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BSc (Hons) MBBS FRACP FCSANZ. Stuart is an interventional cardiologist and structural heart specialist. He has a special interest in treating complex and previously untreatable coronary artery disease, and a passion for distal radial artery access for coronary angiography and stenting.

After completing his training in Brisbane and Perth with an interventional cardiology fellowship, he returned to paradise to take up cardiology consulting at various local hospitals and now is a director of HeartHQ.

MBBS (Hons) FRACP FCSANZ. Peter is a clinical and interventional cardiologist with various special interests including coronary angioplasty and stenting, endovascular procedures and structural heart interventions. He studied and trained in Queensland and completed a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Diagnosis in Boston, MA.

Peter returned home to become Director of Cardiology at Sunshine Coast Hospital, before becoming a founding partner and managing director of HeartHQ

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