STAT ECG Diagnoses: ECG findings that preceed ST segment elevation in acute coronary syndromes

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 70-year-old man presents to the ED with right sided chest pain that radiates to the left. His pain started while running to catch the subway, and is associated with diaphoresis. 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 significance of the T-wave morphologies seen in the precordial leads?