ECG Basics & Fundamentals: when a T wave inversion in lead aVL matters

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 45-year-old woman presents to the ED with severe heartburn. Her pain is associated with dyspnea and diaphoresis. The following ECG is obtained:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What signs of cardiac ischemia are present?