Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 2, Number 6, December 2011, pages 268-271

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome Presenting After a Motorcycle Accident


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Patient’s initial ECG. Ventricular rate was 235 bpm and the rhythm was SVT.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Within 10 min of administration of 150 mg amiodarone, the ventricular rate decreased and converted to WPW syndrome rhythm. ECG consisted of pre-excitation manifested by a shortened PR interval (< 120 ms), a widened QRS (> 100 ms), and a delta wave (abnormal initial QRS vector).