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Chest Pain and Right Bundle Branch Block. What is the Diagnosis? by Stephen Smith Posted Fri 16 Nov 2012 11:40am A male in his 70's with no h/o MI or CAD presented with new onset chest pain.  Here is his ED ECG There is sinus rhythm and right bundle branch block, and ST elevation in V1-V3.  Normally, RBBB has ST depression in right precordial leads, especially V2 and V3 (see ECG below).  Sometimes it is isoelectric.  But if there is ... Read on »
Chest Pain and Anxiety - How to Immediately Stop Chest Pain During Your Anxiety Attack by meital j. Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 7:56am Unfortunately, chest pain and anxiety go hand in hand. 80% of anxiety sufferers report sharp chest pain during their anxiety attack. Are you one of them? I was. For years. What Does Chest-Pain Caused by Anxiety Feel like? Pain in the chest during anxiety is usually located over the heart and described as sharp pain. The pain usually ... Read on »
37 yo with 1.5 hours of burning chest pain by Stephen Smith Posted Sun 16 Jun 2013 12:57pm A 37 year old with a history of DM on metformin complained of acute onset of burning chest pain.  He called 911. They did an ECG but it is not available.  However, the medics were very concerned and brought him to the critical care area with a high suspicion of STEMI.  Here is the initial ECG This shows sinus rhythm and abnormal  ... Read on »
Prolonged chest pain and Intraventricular Conduction Delay similar to Left Bundle Branch Block by Stephen Smith Posted Wed 26 Feb 2014 11:50am A 67 year old male with no previous cardiac history or risk factors woke up at midnight with right-sided chest pain. It was the "worst pain of his life," and it radiated around his ribs, through to his back, and up into his neck, all on the right side. He was profusely diaphoretic, nauseated, and he vomited twice. He took some aspirin wh ... Read on »
Chest Pain (Part 1 of 3): What is the Value of a Good History? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Thu 28 Mar 2013 12:00am Every year there are 6 million visits to the Emergency Department (ED) for chest pain, and approximately 2 million hospital admissions each year.1 This is approximately about 10% of ED visits and 25% of hospital admissions with 85% of these admissions receiving a diagnosis of a non-ischemic etiology to their chest ... Read on »
Heart Attack, Chest Pain and Heart Disease by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 3:29am Diagnosing the type of pain and usual symptoms Chest pain can be very worrying as the immediate natural concern is that it might be warning signs of an imminent heart attack. The quality of cardiac screening varies widely. So what exactly are the latest recommended screens and what are the latest state-of-the-art technologies? The tec ... Read on »
62 year old male CC: Chest pain by Adam THOMPSON Posted Wed 19 May 2010 1:46pm 62 year old male presents to the emergency department complaining of chest discomfort. Past medical history is significant for dyslipidemia and ulcerative colitis. Also prior history of significant tobacco use. Maternal history of CAD. Maternal and paternal history of CVA. The patient's only medication is Lipitor but he took an ... Read on »
62 year old male CC: Chest pain by JASON WINTER Posted Wed 19 May 2010 1:47pm 62 year old male presents to the emergency department complaining of chest discomfort. Past medical history is significant for dyslipidemia and ulcerative colitis. Also prior history of significant tobacco use. Maternal history of CAD. Maternal and paternal history of CVA. The patient's only medication is Lipitor but he took an ... Read on »
Origin and location of chest pain in acute pulmonary embolism by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 21 Oct 2009 10:02pm Pulmonary embolism is  one of the  important  causes of acute chest pain . It can mimic  acute coronary syndrome . In fact along with aortic dissection  , it forms  a  differential diagnosis for STEMI especailly if the ECG is not typical. The Chest pain of acute pulmonary embolism can originate in one of the following structures  with diff ... Read on »
Does chest pain mean I have a heart problem? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 5:36am Prof Lahiri’s article – Chest Pain – Cardiac or not? gets straight to the point. Are these chest pains as a result of something wrong with my heart, or worse still, do I have silent disease? There is really only one method to accurately diagnosed heart problems and that is by Dual Source Cardiac CT Scanning. Prof Lahiri explains the modern appr ... Read on »