HPI: A 49-year-old man presents to the ED with nausea, lightheadedness, arthralgias and malaise. He appears dehydrated but has an otherwise normal exam. The following ECG is obtained:

Case ECG

Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. Would you activate the cath lab based on this ECG and story?
  3. What are the different causes of ST-segment elevations?

 

 

 

Case Interpretation

Review ECG interpretation

 

 

Review Key Teaching Points

 

 

Notes: Questions for Amal? Email him at amalmattu@comcast.net or find him on Twitter @amalmattu.

Kudos: Big thanks to Dr. Joshua Schwarzbaum, for sharing this week’s cases!