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Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome – Part 2

This is Part 2 in our series on Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome. In Part 1 we went over the history of WPW and the pre-excitation syndromes and reviewed normal cardiac conduction

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Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome – Part 1

Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome Described in 1930 by Wolff, Parkinson, and White as an ECG pattern found in young, otherwise healthy adults who experienced bouts of atrial fibrillation and atrial tachycardia

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What is a STEMI?

ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) is a very serious type of heart attack during which one of the heart’s major arteries (one of the arteries that supplies oxygen and nutrient-rich blood

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ST-Segment Elevation – Beyond False Positives

The criteria to identify acute STEMI patients in the ECC guidelines — those who are eligible for immediate reperfusion therapy — used to seem relatively simple. “In the absence of contraindications, reperfusion