Age as a cardiac risk factor

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 32-year-old woman presents to the ED with 2 hours of chest pain. She has a history of psychosis and smokes cigarettes. The following ECG is obtained:

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

  1. What is the youngest patient you have diagnosed with STEMI?
  2. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  3. Would you activate the cath lab?