Emergency in a Dilated Cardiomyopathy Patient

Philip J. Podrid, MD


June 18, 2020

A 76-year-old woman with a known dilated cardiomyopathy is brought by ambulance to the emergency department because of rapid heart rate associated with hypotension. Upon presentation her blood pressure is 80/50 mm Hg. A 12-lead ECG is obtained.

Figure 1. Courtesy of Dr Podrid.


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