Differential Diagnoses: ST segment elevation and short QTc interval

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 40-year-old male is brought into the ED with vomiting, body aches, chest discomfort and fatigue. The following ECG is obtained:

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

  1. Would you activate the cath lab?
  2. What is your differential for the ST segment elevation seen?
  3. What is your differential for the interval abnormalities seen?