Interactive Medical Case
Graham T. McMahon, M.D., M.M.Sc., Editor, Joel T. Katz, M.D., Associate Editor, Bruce D. Levy, M.D., Associate Editor, Joseph Loscalzo, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Editor
The Beat Goes On
N Engl J Med 2010; 362:e53April 15, 2010DOI: 10.1056/NEJMimc0808863
A 45-year-old white man was brought to the emergency room by emergency-medical-services personnel after a syncopal event. He did not report any chest pain. He was found to have a monomorphic, wide-complex tachycardia at a rate of 240 beats per minute, with a blood pressure of 110/50 mm Hg. Amiodarone was administered without effect. His systolic blood pressure subsequently fell . . .Learn more about Interactive Medical Cases
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Britton , Kathryn A. , Stevenson , William G. , Levy , Bruce D. , Katz , Joel T. , Loscalzo , Joseph , . (2010) The Beat Goes On. New England Journal of Medicine 362:18, 1721-1726