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Typical Chest Pain: Would you activate the cath lab? Would you advocate if the interventionalist was not interested?
Published: 8 hours ago
A man in his 30s with greater than 12 hours of chest pain
Published: 3 days ago
Let's Use Aslanger's simplified formula on this case (simplified Smith LAD occlusion/early repol formula)
Published: 6 days ago
See this: Occlusion/Reperfusion/Re-occlusion/Reperfusion/Re-occlusion/Reperfusion
Published: 7 days ago
This patient with "NSTEMI" was not allowed to go to the cath lab. Then the ED provider obtained an emergent coronary CT angio. What do you think it showed?
Published: 10 days ago
Fever, tachycardia, hypotension, hypoxia and "SVT"
Published: 12 days ago
A woman in her 40s with palpitations and chest pressure of unusual etiology
Published: 15 days ago
This is really good Prehospital, ED, and Cardiology care. Inferior de Winter's T-waves.
Published: 19 days ago
This case was flagged as a false positive cath lab activation. Why? And do you agree?
Published: 21 days ago
A man in his 60s with diaphoresis, vomiting, and inferior STE
Published: 24 days ago
New Paper: Accuracy of OMI ECG findings versus STEMI criteria for diagnosis of acute OMI.
Published: 28 days ago
Getting It Right Despite the Wrong Paradigm
Published: 28 days ago
An 80-something with weakness, cough, and CP. Should this ECG provoke a Prehospital Cath Lab activation?
Published: one month ago
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation with RVR, hypotension, volume depletion, good EF, AND pulmonary edema. Strange. Why? What to do?
Published: one month ago
Prehospital Cath Lab Activation for inferior STEMI -- do you agree?
Published: one month ago