Arrhythmia

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ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITOR REDUCES THE INCIDENCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION PATIENTS: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY FROM THE TOPCAT TRIAL

Background: Heart failure (HF) and atrial fibrillation (AF) share several risk factors including coronary artery disease, hypertension, smoking, obesity, diabetes, and renal disease, as well as common pathophysiologic pathway involving activation of the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITOR REDUCES THE INCIDENCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION PATIENTS: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY FROM THE TOPCAT TRIAL

MARIJUANA INDUCED BRADYARRHYTHMIA – A BENIGN BUT RARE CAUSE OF SYNCOPE

Case Presentation: A 24-year-old gentleman gentleman presented to the emergency room complaining of left precordial discomfort and syncopal event at work. His system review was negative. He acknowledged using marijuana with the last usage being [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:42:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on MARIJUANA INDUCED BRADYARRHYTHMIA – A BENIGN BUT RARE CAUSE OF SYNCOPE

Non-Critical Care Telemetry Monitoring for Non-Cardiac Related Diagnoses: Are We Overdoing it?

Background: Telemetry is an essential tool for real-time monitoring of the heart rhythm and QRS morphology of a patient. American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association had published their respective practice standards for in-hospital [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:53+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Other, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Non-Critical Care Telemetry Monitoring for Non-Cardiac Related Diagnoses: Are We Overdoing it?