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Pseudo-Wellens' Syndrome due to Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (LVH) by Stephen Smith Posted Mon 18 Jun 2012 9:43am A 52 year old male presented with epigastric pain, continuing in the emergency department.  He has a history of hypertension, and is on amlodipine.  Thinking that epigastric pain might be an anginal equivalent, this ECG was recorded There is LVH.  There are T-wave inversions in aVL and V3-V6.   The physicians were worried a ... Read on »
What determines left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with hypertension ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 09 Dec 2008 3:40am                                 Hypertension is the most common clinical  cardiovascular entity.Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is  an important consequence of  HT.In fact, it is considered as a end organ effect or damage. Others being brain, kidney, and peripheral vascular disease.Knowing about LVH is important because it has been linked ... Read on »
How to miss left ventricular hypertrophy in ECG ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 29 May 2011 8:04am LVH can be diagnosed with fair degree of  accuracy  by surface ECG . We have a set criteria .The Estes  scoring is  the most popular. Very rarely we have all  the classical features of LVH in a given ECG . With the advent of echocardiography ECG diagnosis of LVH has become redundant . Still , it is essential to  build the  foundations  in c ... Read on »
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy May Result in Profound ST Elevation by Stephen Smith Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:05pm This 75 year old man presented with weakness. His blood pressure was 220/80. He was found to have renal failure. He ruled out for MI. There are 4 mm of ST elevation in leads V2 and V3, but it not out of proportion to the very large (> 50 mm) preceding S-wave. This is typical of severe LVH with repolarization abnormalities. It would be ... Read on »
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy by JASON WINTER Posted Tue 21 Jan 2014 4:47am Read on »
Chronic Right Ventricular Hypertrophy, or Acute Right Heart Strain? The ECG Helps Make the Diagnosis. by Stephen Smith Posted Tue 02 Oct 2012 9:39am A middle-aged, obese, non English speaking man presented as a walk-in with SOB and leg swelling. His O2 saturations were 59% on room air.  Systolic BP was in the 170's.  He appeared to be mildly dyspneic, in no great distress, and was speaking in almost full sentences.  Breath sounds were slightly distant but seemed to be clear.  Pulses were fu ... Read on »
21 yo F with Syncope has Right Ventricular Hypertrophy and Pulmonary Hypertension by Stephen Smith Posted Wed 28 Apr 2010 6:22am This 21 yo otherwise healthy woman, with a history of one episode of syncope 3 months prior, had onset of SOB, chest tightness, and epigastric pain, then was syncopal. Medics found her ashen and cyanotic and could not obtain a BP. On arrival in the ED, the patient denied CP and SOB, and had a BP in the 90's. She had the ECG above recorde ... Read on »
Severe Right Ventricular Hypertrophy by Stephen Smith Posted Fri 16 Oct 2009 10:02pm This 23 year old presented to the Emergency Department with pharyngitis, but also complained of dyspnea on exertion. This ECG was recorded: The wide complex (QRS 155 ms) may distract your attention from the rhythm, which is simply sinus. There are massive S-waves in lateral leads, with an extreme right axis deviation (180 or -180, same thing ... Read on »
New non-surgical treatments for benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH) by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 20 Mar 2012 7:57am With increasing age, men develop urinary symptoms that become severe enough to consider seeking treatment. Benign Prostate Hypertrophy (BPHAn abbreviation for benign prostatic hyperplasia, which is enlargement of the prostate that may cause difficulty in passing urine.) is a non-cance ... Read on »