Interesting case this week

– heart murmur is only heard when patient has ECHO done

– STEMI is only diagnosed when troponin is going up – a young male presented with typical unstable angina symptoms and ED noticed Inferior leads 1mm ST elevation and reciprocal ST changes on precordial leads but cardiac cath lab refused to take him stating those were early repolarization. Later troponin keeps going up from 0 to 0.05 to 0.13, then rushed to cardiac cath…

– how to dose warfarin if liver failure and INR already 2?

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