ECG Basics & Fundamentals: respect the T waves!

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 29-year-old male presents to the emergency department with a mild headache and dyspnea. He is an avid cyclist who biked 40 miles the day before. His exam is normal. The following ECG was obtained to evaluate his dyspnea:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What is your differential diagnosis for the T-wave abnormalities seen?
  3. What how would you manage this patient?