STAT ECG Diagnoses: early ECG signs of cardiac ischemia and acute coronary occlusion
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 72-year-old woman is brought to the emergency department by EMS with acute chest pain and shortness of breath. The following ECG is obtained on arrival:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself:
- Do you see ECG evidence of acute ischemia?
- What is the significance of the hyperacute T waves seen in the high lateral leads?
- Would you activate the cath lab?