Explore the latest in rhythm disorders, including advances in treatment and recent guidelines for atrial fibrillation, SVT, VT/VF, and more.
This case report describes the occurrence of atrial flutter presenting on an electrocardiogram as electrical alternans.
This cohort study uses data from the Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation II to assess racial/ethnic differences in the use of oral anticoagulants by patients with atrial fibrillation.
This case report describes the electrocardiographic indications and challenges involved in the diagnosis of pause-dependent torsades de pointes ventricular tachycardia.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial assesses if different biomarkers provide information about the risk for all-cause and cause-specific mortality after acute coronary syndrome.
This case report describes a wide complex tachycardia in a woman with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and obseity.
A woman in her late 40s presents with palpitations with near syncope, monomorphic ventricular tachycardia, and multiple normal test results. What would you do next?
This case report describes a diagnostically challenging electrocardiography finding after apparent chemotherapy infusion reaction.
This study examines the incidence of atrial fibrillation in a cohort of elite athletes.
This essay describes the author’s experience with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome and how it has translated to her medical career.
This observational cross-sectional study assesses the magnets in 3 different dermatoscopes to determine their ability to disrupt the functionality of pacemakers, defibrillators, and other implanted devices in patients.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a man in his 70s with a history of type 2 diabetes and hypertension who presented with syncope; there was no seizure activity or preceding chest pain, palpitations, or shortness of breath.
This study uses publicly available FDA summaries to analyze the quality of evidence in pivotal studies that support cardiovascular premarket device approval under FDA priority review from 2007 to 2017.
This comparative effectiveness analysis assesses the efficacy and safety of oral anticoagulants dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and warfarin in elderly Medicare beneficiaries with atrial fibrillation (AF) and multiple chronic conditions.
This cohort study compares the prevalence of family history of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients of European, African, and Hispanic/Latino descent with early-onset AF vs non–early-onset AF.
This From the Heart describes a resident balancing his health issues with a pacemaker and clinical responsibilities.
A man presents with acute-onset aphasia, hemiplegia, and fever after a thoracoscopic ablative procedure for atrial fibrillation. What is your diagnosis?
This case report describes new left bundle branch block and disappearance of the P wave in a patient undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
This cohort study assesses the extent of sotalol-induced QT prolongation and specific T-wave changes after sotalol exposure in healthy nonmenopausal women according to the androgenic activity of the oral contraceptives they take.
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