An Esophagopleural Fistula Related to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

We describe a previously unreported and potentially fatal complication of esophageal perforation following cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a 74-year-old man with cardiac arrest subsequent to ventricular tachycardia caused by ischemic heart disease. We discuss the importance of searching for severe traumatic complications.

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Syncope and Total Atrioventricular Block Associated With Alcohol Consumption in a Healthy Young Man

Association between alcohol intake and atrioventricular block is rare.

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Danon Disease Presenting as Eosinophilic Myocarditis: Key Role of Endomyocardial Biopsy

A 21-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with chest pain.

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Left Bundle Branch Area Pacing From a Femoral Approach in a Patient Without Superior Access

Limited venous access and lateral left ventricular scar are impediments to traditional cardiac resynchronization therapy. We present a case where placement of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator from a femoral approach while using left bundle branch area pacing led to clinical improvement. (Level of Difficulty: Intermediate.)

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Diversity in Cardiovascular Medicine: The Fingerprint of International Medical School Exchange Programs

In 2008, one of this paper’s coauthors (G.P.V.) created an international exchange program between the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry,

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