Amal Mattu’s ECG Case of the Week – December 7, 2020

HPI:  A 65-year-old man presents to the ED chest pain worse with sitting up and exertion. 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. What is the most likely cause of the ST segment elevation seen?
  3. Would you activate the cath lab?



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Kudos:  Big thanks to Yisrael Pollack, Baruch Fertel for sharing their cases this week!

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



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