STAT ECG Diagnoses: criteria for right ventricular myocardial infarction (RVMI)

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 52-year-old male presents to the emergency department with 1 hour of right sided chest pain that woke him up in the middle of the night. Chest pain is associated with dyspnea, diaphoresis, and nausea. The following ECG was obtained:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. Would you activate the cath lab?
  3. How would you medically treat the patient?
  4. Are there and ECG signs of posterior or right ventricular MI?