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Disorders on the EKG

Myocardial infarction, pericarditis, arrhythmias, pacemakers or bundle branch blocks. Main characteristics of the disorders on the electrocardiogram

Heart Arryhthmias

Arrhythmias

Simple explanation of each of the heart rhythm disturbances.

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Bundle Branch Blocks

Bundle Branch Blocks

How to recognize them in an EKG. Electrocardiographic characteristics of the complete bundle branch blocks.

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Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world today. Learn to identify its alterations on the EKG.

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Pacemakers and Electrocardiogram

Pacemaker and EKG

Characteristics of the electrocardiogram of electronic pacemakers. How to identify atrial, ventricular or dual-chamber pacing.

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DISORDERS ON THE ELECTROCARDIOGRAM

The electrocardiogram is one of the fastest tools for diagnosing heart diseases. It is vital in the detection of arrhythmias and ischemic heart disease.

It is also essential in other conditions such as metabolic disorders, lung diseases or hypothermia.


EKG DISORDERS IN OTHER LANGUAGES


Bundle Branch Blocks

Right Bundle Branch Block

Right Bundle Branch Block

Quick review of its characteristics, how to diagnose it, and its differences with left bundle branch block.

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Left Bundle Branch Block

Left Bundle Branch Block

Learn to differentiate it from right bundle branch block. Check its electrocardiographic characteristics and wich conditions cause it.

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Left Fascicular Blocks

Left Fascicular Blocks

Left fascicular blocks are conduction disturbances in one of two fascicles of the Left Bundle Branch.

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Ischemic Heart Disease

Acute Coronary Syndrome

Acute Coronary Syndrome

The diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome continues to be one of the challenges of today. Do not stop reading this article.

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Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome

NSTE-ACS

How to diagnose a non–ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE-ACS). Clinical presentation. Electrocardiogram changes.

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Acute Myocardial Infarction on the  Electrocardiogram

Myocardial Infarction

Electrocardiogram changes of acute myocardial infarction (STEMI). Do not overlook them.

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EKG changes of Ischemia, Injury and Infarction

Ischemia, Injury, and Infarction

Myocardial ischemia, injury, and infarction are the different types of damage due to a myocardial infarction, they have different manifestations on the EKG.

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EKG Localization of the Occluded Artery in Acute Myocardial Infarction

Occluded Artery

Noting of the affected leads we can determine which artery is occluded, and even at which level the occlusion is produced.

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Metabolic Disorders and Drugs

Hyperkalemia on the EKG

Hyperkalemia

EKG changes are a determining criterion of the severity of Hyperkalemia. Can you recognise them? They are described in this article with few more details.

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Hypokalemia on the EKG

Hypokalemia

how to recognize its characteristics on the EKG. What are its main causes and its treatment? Be sure to read this article...

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Digoxin on the EKG

Digoxin and EKG

Changes in the electrocardiogram caused by digoxin. How to identify them. Arrhythmias produced by digoxin toxicity.

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Hypercalcemia on the EKG

Hypercalcemia

Hypercalcemia may cause EKG changes predominantly in the ST segment and the QT interval. Can you recognise them? Read this article for more details.

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Hypocalcemia on the EKG

Hypocalcemia

In the presence of hypocalcemia the ST segment and the QT interval are prolonged. Can you recognise these changes? Read this article for more details.

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Pacemaker and EKG

Pacemakers and Electrocardiogram

How to Read a Pacemaker EKG

Simple guide to be able to interpret an electrocardiogram with a pacemaker, step by step.

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Pacemaker Nomenclature

Pacemaker Nomenclature

Simple explanation of code for Pacing Nomenclature.

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Pacemaker Malfunctions on the EKG

Pacemaker Malfunctions

Do you know how you can diagnose the most frequent pacemaker malfunctions with an EKG?

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Other Disorders

EKG in Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolism

Although the EKG in pulmonary embolism is not a test with high sensitivity or specificity, we can find EKG changes to support the diagnosis.

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Brugada Syndrome

Brugada Syndrome

How to recognize Brugada syndrome on an EKG. Electrocardiographic characteristics of the Brugada syndrome and their different patterns.

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Acute Pericarditis on the EKG

Acute Pericarditis

Simple description of EKG changes in acute pericarditis. Clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of acute pericarditis.

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Early Repolarization

Early Repolarization

How to recognize early repolarization pattern on an electrocardiogram. Another cause of ST segment elevation.

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EKG and Hypothermia

EKG and Hypothermia

Read the article to find out about EKG changes caused by hypothermia, such as J wave, interval prolongation and arrhythmias.

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Bayés Syndrome

BAYÉS SYNDROME

Bayés syndrome describes interatrial blocks as a predictor of supraventricular arrhythmias, especially atrial fibrillation.

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