Amal Mattu’s ECG Case of the Week – September 28, 2020

HPI: An 86-year-old female with PMHx of CAD and pacemaker placement presents to the ED with acute chest pain. Pain has been radiating to the right upper extremity for 1 hour and is associated with shortness of breath. The following ECG is obtained:

Case ECG

 

 

Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself these questions:

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. Are there any ECG findings suggestive of acute coronary occlusion?
  3. Would you emergently activate the cath lab?

 

 

Key Teaching Points

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Kudos:  Big thanks to Rachel Shemtov for sharing her case this week!

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

 

 

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