Hyperpotassaemia masquerading acute myocardial infarction

Garcia-Rubira, J. C.; del Mar Garcia-Romero, M.
October 2007
Heart;Oct2007, Vol. 93 Issue 10, p1284
Academic Journal
The article presents a case of a 59-year-old woman diagnosed with a hyperpotassaemia masquerading acute myocardial infarction. She was admitted due to elective substitution of a hip prosthesis, developed dypsnea and hypotension, and had a history of diabetes. An 12-lead electrocardiography procedure was conducted and results showed wide bizarre QRS waves, with elevation of the ST-segment.


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