Literature Review: De Winter T waves

Emergency Cardiology Literature Review & Updates with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 48-year-old man presents to the ED for chest pressure associated with diaphoresis while riding his bike. The following ECG is obtained during active chest pain:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. Is this ECG concerning for acute myocardial ischemia?
  3. Would you activate the cath lab?