74 year old female patient monitored during aorto-bifemoral bypass graft. Patient has a history of coronary artery disease.
Rhythm analysis indicates sinus tachycardia at over 100 bpm. A right bundle branch block is also present.
This encounter shows a fast rate over 100 bpm, with a regular rhythm and P waves, indicating sinus tachycardia. A right bundle branch block (RBBB) is also present, indicated by the wide QRS, which is upright to the left of the J point in Lead V1. Bundle branch blocks can cause symptoms such as fainting and can make it more difficult for the heart to pump efficiently.
Source: PhysioNet MGH026