ECG Basics & Fundamentals: chest pain in young patient with no known cardiac risk factors

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 35-year-old man with no PMHx presents to the ED with dull burning chest pain that radiates to his left arm. The following ECG is obtained:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. Can young people with no risk factors have MI’s?
  3. What signs of cardiac ischemia are present?