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Dear Sir, Kindly provide the prognosis for the attached ECG,

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Dr. Sagar Makode

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Posted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: Dear Sir,
Kindly provide the prognosis for the attached ECG, rhythm showing Sinus Tachycardia 107/min.
Also, suggest any underlying cause in view of nill medical history
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Answered by Dr. Sagar Makode 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It's just sinus tachycardia

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
It's sinus tachycardia with no other significant St t or other abnormalities seen.
Sinus tachycardia in ecg is usually related to anxiety, exertion prior to obtaining Ecg. You should measure her resting pulse rate and if elevated persistently then should obtain thyroid profile and hemoglobin which can cause such elevated heart rate. Also, later echo should be obtained if nothing reveals abnormalities and tachycardia is persistent.
Hope this helps you and get back if you have any doubts.
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