A Strange Computerized Electrocardiogram Interpretation
A 38-yr-old man is scheduled for vasectomy reversal. He is healthy except for a history of several anxiety attacks, after the death of his youngest child, which occurred 6mo before this procedure. His symptoms included shortness of breath, palpitations, and dizziness. He denies any history of cardiac or neurological disease, syncope, exercise-induced chest symptoms, and any family risk factors for coronary artery disease. He states he is fit, and his wife concurred that he exercises regularly. Because the patient was deemed healthy and not scheduled for major surgery, he was not evaluated in the Anesthesia Preoperative Assessment Clinic before surgery?
KeywordsPost Anesthesia Care Unit Early Repolarization Show Sinus Rhythm Family Risk Factor Vasovagal Reaction
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