Literature Review: Sgarbossa criteria in LBBB

Emergency Cardiology Literature Review & Updates with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 60-year-old man presents to the ED with midsternal chest pain that does not resolve with aspirin. He is dyspneic and diaphoretic on arrival. The following ECG is obtained:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. Are there any signs of acute ischemia on this ECG?
  3. Which patients with left bundle branch blocks need to go the cath lab emergently?