Explore the latest in rhythm disorders, including advances in treatment and recent guidelines for atrial fibrillation, SVT, VT/VF, and more.
A patient presents with viral symptoms, palpitations, and complete heart block. What would you do next?
This Patient Page describes different types of pacemakers and other considerations for patients who need a pacemaker.
A 27-year-old woman with a history of heroin use presented with syncope but denied chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, or recent illicit drug use. Results of imaging tests were unremarkable, and electrocardiography was ordered. What would you do next?
This cross-sectional study examines the association between payments from device manufacturers to physicians and device selection for patients undergoing first-time implantation of a cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator (CRT-D).
This case report describes man in his 20s with no documented medical history presented to the emergency department after an unwitnessed syncopal event who was subsequently diagnosed with Lyme disease.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of an older adult woman with altered mental status, weakness, slurred speech, emesis, and headache.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a woman in her 80s who presented with a challenging arrhythmia.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a male soldier who experienced syncope while deployed overseas.
This case report describes a paroxysmal atrial fibrillation associated with an unroofed coronary sinus, a rare type of atrial septal defect.
This randomized trial compares the effect of transcatheter pulmonary vein isolation during catheter ablation with vs without ethanol infusion into the vein of Marshall, an embryologic remnant of the left superior vena cava implicated in atrial fibrillation pathogenesis, on freedom from atrial arrhythmia at 12 months.
This Teachable Moment advocates for considering a patient’s implantable cardioverter defibrillator in discussions regarding a do-not-resuscitate order.
This case report describes a 39-year-old man with a short history of subjective fever, lethargy, cough, nausea, and vomiting.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial assesses the subtype of recurrent ischemic stroke after embolic stroke of underdetermined source, the interaction with treatment assignment, and the consistency of cerebral location of the qualifying and recurrent strokes in the study population of the NAVIGATE-ESUS trial.
This case report describes a young man with no previous disease who was found dead and subsequently revived using an automated external defibrillator.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a woman in her 60s with symptoms of worsening dyspnea on exertion and pedal edema.
This case report describes a person in their 70s found unconscious and unresponsive who had a history of hypertension, dyslipidemia, atrial fibrillation, seizure disorder, and coronary artery disease and an implantable loop recorder placed 6 months prior.
This case series describes 4 patients who underwent a novel percutaneous trans-right atrial approach to accessing the left ventricle via a femoral venous approach for catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia, meant specifically for patients with mechanical aortic and mitral valves.
This cohort study investigates heart rate and cardiac troponin levels in patients admitted to the emergency department with symptomatic atrial fibrillation.
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