Amal Mattu’s ECG Case of the Week – January 11, 2016

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 or find him on Twitter @amalmattu.

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


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