-> Patient : 31-year-old male followed for vasculitis (Wegener’s granulomatosis) hospitalized for chest pain and major dyspnea; biological assessment: increase in cardiac enzymes and inflammatory syndrome;
-> Quiz : What are the 2 most likely diagnoses given this clinical history and electrocardiogram ?
This is a picture from ~1925 where Karel Frederic Wenckebach (famous for describing 2nd degree type I AV block) demonstrates a boy's #heartbeat to a #medical class. Look how his students listen through stethoscopes connected to a machine. Maybe it is a good idea for training of medical students today !
-> Patient : 65-year-old woman hospitalized in the emergency ward for constrictive chest pain following the notification of the sudden death of her son; slight increase in troponin; ultrasound with pattern of major kinetic disorders of the apex and medial segments
-> Quiz : What is (are) the possible diagnosis(es) on this ECG (performed upon arrival at the emergency room; three hours after onset of complaints)?