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:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
- Would you activate the cath lab?
- How would you medically treat the patient?
- Are there and ECG signs of posterior or right ventricular MI?