Ventricular vs. Supraventricular Broad Complex Tachycardia
Lana-Faye Anderson Trainee Clinical Cardiac Scientist, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Disclosure: The author has no conflict of interests to declare.
A 74 year old female presented to the emergency department with a 3 day history of left sided chest pain at rest, palpitations, shortness of breath on exertion and orthopnoea. Patient history revealed previous inferior myocardial infarctions in 1990 and 2021, which were treated with stents, as well as hypercholesterolemia and hypertension for which she was prescribed relevant medication. The 12-lead ECG below was recorded in the emergency department (Figure 1).
Figure 1. 12-lead ECG recorded in the emergency department