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ECG of the month. Hypotension, pulmonary edema, and an irregular cardiac rhythm in a 50-year-old woman. Sinus tachycardia, type I (Wenckebach) second degree atrioventricular block, acute inferoposterior myocardial infarct, and anterolateral myocardial infarct of indeterminate age (probably old).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16374966     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 50-year-old woman came to the emergency department because of chest discomfort and dyspnea. She was found to have hypotension, oliguria, and pulmonary edema, i.e., full-blown cardiogenic shock, an irregular rhythm, and no cardiac murmur. The electrocardiogram (ECG) was recorded one lead at a time, and a lead II rhythm strip was mounted above the standard 12 leads (Figure 1).
D Luke Glancy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society : official organ of the Louisiana State Medical Society     Volume:  157     ISSN:  0024-6921     ISO Abbreviation:  J La State Med Soc     Publication Date:    2005 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-26     Completed Date:  2006-02-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505618     Medline TA:  J La State Med Soc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  238-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Heart Block / complications,  physiopathology*
Hypotension / etiology
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / complications,  physiopathology*
Pulmonary Edema / etiology
Tachycardia, Sinus / complications,  physiopathology*

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