Images of the month 2: Electrocardiographic QRS alternans caused by gastric volvulus

Éamon P. McCarron, Monica Monaghan, Shiva Sreenivasan*

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Abstract

QRS electrical alternans is characterised by alternating amplitude of the QRS complexes, and is well-documented in cardiac conditions such as pericardial effusion. We describe a case of QRS alternans in a patient with gastric volvulus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)528-529
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Medicine, Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London
Volume19
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2019

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Keywords

  • Gastric volvulus
  • QRS alternans,

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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