When the morning wake up call is with an acute MI, pulmonary edema and left main bifurcation lesion! #MedTwitter #cardiotwitter #adrenaline and it’s a leukaemia patient on Ayurvedic medication (no details available)
Echo showing RWMA in LAD territory and EF 40% and ECG is 👇
T - Bifurcation stenting done
Stabilised patient. Sinus rhythm. BP 130/80. Keeping fingers crossed and waiting for blood reports. Hoping there won't be bleeding issues.

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For decades, doctors have encouraged people to consume plenty of calcium, a mineral best known for building strong bones. About 43% of people in the US, including close to 70% of older women, take supplements that contain calcium. #calcium #MedTwitter #cardiotwitter #ASCVD Image
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Important reminder to self and everyone ... take it easy and be moderate in consumption of sweets and overall calories this festival season! My post on FB a decade ago. #calories #sugar #cardiacrisk
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