Een benauwde man met afwijkende QRS-complexen

Translated title of the contribution: A dyspnoeic male with abnormal QRS complexes

Joeri A J Douma, Jeroen Schotten

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A 69-year-old patient came to the Emergency Department with dyspnea on exertion. ECG showed QRS alternans and echocardiography showed pericardial effusion. The diagnosis 'pericarditis carcinomatosis' was made after pericardial fenestration. QRS alternans is caused by the swinging motion of the heart, due to the excess of pericardial fluid.

Translated title of the contributionA dyspnoeic male with abnormal QRS complexes
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)A7596
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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