CARDIAC EVENT MONITORING
The Background A 60 year old man was given a CardioMemo event recorder to evaluate intermittent chest tightness.
Case Study Four
The Symptoms Jan. 25: Patient transmits Baseline tracing. Sinus rhythm with multifocal PVC's in bigeminy form.
Feb. 7: Patient transmits an EKG from a recorded tracing of "chest tightness". Sustained ventricular tachycardia at a rate of 130 bpm.
Feb. 7: A subsequent follow-up strip for the doctor was performed. Ventricular bigeminy.
The Results FCM notifies the ordering physician via fax and phone report. The patient's "true symptoms" were recorded, diagnosed, and treated.