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Paced Rhythm with Dynamic ST segments and Concordant T-waves - High Risk ACS by Stephen Smith Posted Fri 27 Jul 2012 12:32pm A 77 yo woman with h/o pacer for unknown reasons (no medical records available) and no h/o coronary disease presented with 24 hours of constant chest pain.  She decided to call 911 because she just couldn't walk any more.  Paramedics found her with normal vital signs, chest pain 8/10, and the following ECG There are p-waves followe ... Read on »
High pace for a change of pace... by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:44pm I am still in search of the perfect run. So, today I took to the same Crazy 8 or Figure 8 route I have been running, but this time I kept the pace quick. The weather was cool (40's) and I ended up outside after dark but the traffic flow was low and I didn't have any problem running through the streets of my neighborhood. I took the hil ... Read on »
Cooler weather means faster training runs: 8:30 pace in 80 degree weather means 7:30 pace when temps are in the 60s by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 20 Sep 2011 11:09am The end of summer is not until Friday, but already the cool temperatures – and cool is a relative word since the morning lows are in the low 70s instead of the low 80s – are positively effecting my runs. On Monday, I had my first marathon-goal pace run. I ran 9 miles with the first three as a warm-up. I wore my heart rate monitor, which gav ... Read on »
Forgotten concepts in cardiology : Over drive pacing by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 10:01pm It is one of the greatest innovation in medicine  . . . that is . . . electric current being  used as  a  drug to  treat disorders of heart . Of course ,  it is not a surprising finding  when we know heart is an  electro mechanical organ ,  and electricity can be used  to treat various disorders of heart by delivering it  in an optimal dosage ... Read on »
Professor Malcom Hooper's Reply to MRC rejection of PACE Trial complaint by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Jan 2011 9:18am Permission to repost From Malcolm Hooper Ph.D.,B.Pharm.,C.Chem.,MRIC Emeritus Professor of Medicinal Chemistry University of Sunderland, SUNDERLAND SR2 3SD Home: 2, Nursery Close SUNDERLAND SR3 1PA Phone 0191-5285536 email: Chief Scientific Adviser to the Gulf Veterans' Association President: ... Read on »
Can right ventricular pacing produce an ECG with RBBB morphology ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 13 Apr 2009 11:50pm Pacemaker rhythms  result in classical ECG with  LBBB morphology.It is a universally understood  fact that  RV pacing would  produce LBBB and LV pacing a  RBBB pattern in surface ECG.As with any other rules in medicine , it is not 100%  perfect .(May be 70%) In the process of oversimplification of rules  we have forgotten a simple fact , ... Read on »
Finding Your Marathon Pace by ajlesser Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 Feb 2013 10:17am Since I am right in the thick of peak training for Shamrock , I wanted to focus on the process of finding your appropriate marathon pace.  I've written before about my thoughts on paces and how to find them , but I want to specifically focus on how you should go about to not only think you have the right pace, but confirm it.  Now, finding ... Read on »
Training Paces while Running by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:07pm When you talk with other runners or read the running literature, you hear comments about running various paces, such as rest runs, tempo runs, marathon pace, etc. Proper training means that you don't just run one pace all the time. You vary your pace according to the goals of your training. In this page, I discuss the paces that are commonly us ... Read on »
Shorter steps more often mean a faster pace by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:08pm This afternoon in the middle of my run, I noticed I was slowing down and was taking longer steps. I reduced the length of my steps and automatically took more steps/minute, and I cut 30-45 seconds off my recovery pace, with no noticeable increase in my output of energy. I've mentioned in previous posts that I've been practicing during the ... Read on »
EBR Systems and Cambridge Consultants Developed First Wireless Pacing System–Pacemakers Without Leads And Wireless All Con by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 10:31pm One of the riskiest components of a pacemaker are the leads, the series of wires led through key veins into the heart and then connected to electrodes to control the pacemaker itself. This complicated surgery brings a high level of additional risk.  The leads are also suspected to be one of pacemakers’ critical failure points.  This problem ha ... Read on »