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Open Access 16-01-2024 | Nitroglycerin | Rhythm Puzzle

Abnormal repolarisation after a game of Jass

Authors: Hilde E. Groot, Jan A. Krikken

Published in: Netherlands Heart Journal | Issue 2/2024

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An 86-year-old male patient with a medical history of atrial fibrillation and non-obstructive coronary artery disease experienced chest pain after a game of Jass. Use of sublingual nitroglycerin spray had some effect, but the chest pain persisted. Therefore, the patient’s general practitioner called an ambulance to transport the patient to the emergency department for cardiac analysis. When the ambulance arrived at the scene an electrocardiogram was made (Fig. 1). The cardiologist on call was consulted for activating the protocol for ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
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Title
Abnormal repolarisation after a game of Jass
Authors
Hilde E. Groot
Jan A. Krikken
Publication date
16-01-2024
Publisher
Bohn Stafleu van Loghum
Keyword
Nitroglycerin
Published in
Netherlands Heart Journal / Issue 2/2024
Print ISSN: 1568-5888
Electronic ISSN: 1876-6250
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12471-023-01843-7

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