STAT ECG Diagnoses: abnormal T waves and T wave alternans

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


An elderly male presents with weakness and lightheadedness to his primary care physician. He is referred to the ED after the following ECG is obtained:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What is the name of the T-wave abnormalities seen?
  3. What life threatening condition is this patient at high risk for?