Case 10

Pt is a 77 y/o female with history of HTN, HLD, R hip pinning s/p fall and fracture in Dec from golden gate nursing home coming in for hypotension and SOB since last night. Pt states she was short of breath and was sent in because her blood pressure was lower than normal. Denies CP, back pain, fevers, chills, cough, leg swelling/pan, edema or erythema of the LE, smoking history, previous thrombotic events or other associated findings.
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Case 07

54 yo M with h/o atrial fibrillation (on Pradaxa), aortic coarctation repair (1975), and bicuspid aortic valve, sent in by his cardiologist for admission for nonsustained ventricular tachycardia. Patient was seeing his cardiologist today for evaluation of his aortic valve and recent fit for a holter monitor. While in the office today he was found to have brief episodes of nsvt. He was sent to the ED for admission and EP consult. Patient denies dizziness, palpitations, chest pain, diaphoresis and any other symptoms. He does state that he was usually running or doing something active when episodes occurred. Patient had no complaints at presentation.
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