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Hi. I having some issues with my blood pressure and pulse. For about ten years, my doctor had me on 5mg Bystolic, once a day, and Losartan 100 mg once a day. Recently he took me off the Bystolic. I was having what I called breakthrough spikes, where event he bystolic couldn't hold back the diastolic. Since then my pulse has been extremely radical, and twice in the last week I have been to the hospital er for help.My most recent ecg (after having been off of the bystolic for two weeks seems to indicate that I may have had a heart attack since the ecg I had in october. I have enclosed both of them here:
Oct 21, 2017
Ventricular Rate: 53BPM
Atrial Rate: 53BPM
P-R Interval: 146ms
QRS Duration: 84ms
Q-T Interval: 430ms
QTC Calculation(Bazett): 403ms
P Axis: 55degrees
R Axis: 63degrees
T Axis: 54degrees
Sinus bradycardia
Otherwise normal ECG
When compared with ECG of 20-DEC-2014 23:09,
No significant change was found
Confirmed by Reyes, Antonio (672) on 10/23/2017 5:36:13 PMNov 22, 2017
Ventricular Rate: 113BPM
Atrial Rate: 113BPM
P-R Interval: 158ms
QRS Duration: 86ms
Q-T Interval: 320ms
QTC Calculation(Bazett): 438ms
P Axis: 55degrees
R Axis: 65degrees
T Axis: 10degrees
Sinus tachycardia
Possible Inferior infarct , age undetermined
Cannot rule out Anterior infarct , age undetermined
Abnormal ECG
When compared with ECG of 21-OCT-2017 10:25,
Vent. rate has increased BY 60 BPM
Minimal criteria for Anterior infarct are now Present
Borderline criteria for Inferior infarct are now Present
T wave inversion now evident in Inferior leads
Confirmed by Akkad, Haysam (460) on 11/25/2017 8:18:47 AM
Are there any findings in here that I have to see a specialist about? Thank you so much.
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