ECG Basics & Fundamentals: hyperacute T waves

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 59-year-old male presented to the emergency department with chest pain. The following ECG is obtained:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What is the most likely cause of the abnormal T-wave morphology seen in the anterior leads?
  3. What is the most likely diagnosis and how would you treat this patient?