Acute ECG Challenges
How just an ECG can lead or mislead a diagnosis.
The challenger presents an ECG to a young ACVC Member.
The challengee reviews the case and asks questions to arrive at a diagnosis within 30 minutes.
Challenger: Prof. Christiaan Vrints
Department of Cardiology, Antwerp University Hospital and University of Antwerp, Belgium
How to access these challenges
- Live sessions are free for everyone
- Episodes on demand are restricted to ACVC Ivory, Silver and Gold Members. Not yet a member?
Episode 1: A 75-year-old man known with DM and OSAS with an epigastric oppressive pain irradiating to his left arm
The challengee: Dr. Carmen Plesoianu, Romania
Episode 2: A patient presenting at the emergency department with symptoms of palpitations caused by a paroxysmal tachycardia
The challengee: Dr. Pablo Jorge Perez, Spain
Episode 3: A 36-year-old patient with dyspnea and fever
The challengee: Dr. Diego Araiza Garaygordobil, Mexico
Episode 4: A 63-year-old man with fatigue, mild dyspnea and cough for two days
The challengee: Dr. Alberto Somaschini, Italy
Tips and tricks
15-min educational videos discussing challenging situations you may face as clinician in the daily practice.
The tutorials will cover a wide spectrum of topics ranging from clinical management in the acute setting to team work and relative’s communication skills.
The expert speakers, from the young community, will provide a practical “checklist” for the early career cardiologists/intensivist/emergency physicians to keep in mind when dealing with challenging situation during the on call.
Episode 1: MCS troubleshooting
Presented by Dr. Christophe Vandenbriele and supervised by Prof. Pascal Vranckx.
Episode 2: First night in cath lab on call
Presented by Dr. Andreas Schober and supervised by Prof. Kurt Huber.
Episode 3: Out Of Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Presented by Dr. Johannes Grand and supervised by Prof. Christian Hassager