Literature Review: 2018 STEMI & STEMI equivalent guideline updates (Part 1/3)

Emergency Cardiology Literature Review & Updates with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 50-year-old man presents to the ED with midsternal chest pain concerning for an acute coronary syndrome. The following ECG is obtained:

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

  1. Would you active the cath lab?
  2. Is it possible to have a STEMI without ST elevation on a standard 12-lead ECG?
  3. Which patients should go the cath lab emergently?