STAT ECG Diagnoses: how to identify acute coronary occlusion myocardial infarction in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) with strain
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 60-year-old man presents to the emergency department with central chest pain for the last 2.5 hours concerning for cardiac ischemia. The following ECG is obtained on arrival:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
- Are there any findings on this ECG that predict ACS?
- How can we accurately diagnose STEMI in patients with LVH with strain pattern?