Cardiovascular system

SVT

  • A 25-year-old young woman presents with palpitation for half an hour with no other complaints. On examination pulse is 165/minute regular, no other abnormality. What is your diagnosis? H120
  • How will you treat this patient? H121
  • What is the contraindication of IV adenosine? H122

Syncope

  • What is syncope? H123
  • What are the causes of syncope? H124
  • A 75-year-old male gives a history of loss of consciousness yesterday. His wife says he lost consciousness while he was sitting in a chair; he became pale but regained consciousness within few seconds with facial flushing. What is your diagnosis? H132
  • How can you differentiate cardiac syncope from simple faint (vasovagal syncope)? H133
  • How can you differentiate cardiac syncope from seizures? H134

Acute pericarditis

  • What are the causes of acute pericarditis? H195
  • What are the clinical features of acute pericarditis? H196
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