Tag Archives: acute anterior STEMI vs. benign early repolarization

Conclusion to Snapshot Case: 44 Year Old Male – Chest Tightness

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This is the conclusion to the Snapshot Case located here. You may want to review the initial description again. As many readers correctly pointed out, this patient is experiencing a STEMI. Let's start with the basics and work our way up to some pretty advanced topics. First, there is anterior ST-elevation with upwardly-concave T-waves, as […]

Snapshot Case: 44 Year Old Male – Chest Tightness

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Here's a new "Snapshot" case courtesy of Dr. Bojana Uzelac from Serbia… A 44 year old male presents with a chief complaint of tightness in his chest x 1 hour. He was on his way to a conference when it started and states: "It feels kind of like asthma. I've never been diagnosed but I […]

62 year old male: Chest Discomfort – Conclusion

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This is the conclusion to our three part case series, 62 year old male: Chest Discomfort. Before reading the conclusion, we suggest you check out Part I and Part II. Thanks again to Vince DiGiulio, EMT-CC for this wonderful case! When we last left off, our patient had experienced a resolution of his chest pain […]

63 year old male CC: Syncope – Conclusion

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Here is the conlcusion to 63 year old male CC: Syncope. First, let’s take another look at the 12-lead ECG. This 12-lead ECG shows poor data quality. This is a problem because the ECG is abnormal and suspicious for acute anterior STEMI. We need to consider whether or not this could be benign early repolarization […]

76 yom CC: Shortness of breath while walking

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Here is the story. Patient is a 76 year old male. No known medical history, no meds, excellent physical condition, walks every day. Two days prior the patient experienced some shortness of breath while walking, but the sensation went away with rest. Approximately 30 minutes prior to EMS arrival, patient walked outside to get the […]

41 year old male CC: Chest pain

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41 year old male complaining of chest discomfort. The patient has had similar episodes before (after exertion), but in the past it always cleared up after use of an asthma inhaler. EMS finds the patient sitting in a chair. He had just taken a shower, with no relief of the chest discomfort. He describes the […]

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