STAT ECG Diagnoses: QRS fragmentation and attention to ecopic beats to help diagnose acute cardiac ischemia on the ECG
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 78-year-old male with PMHx of HTN and DM presents with chest discomfort and diaphoresis while moving the lawn. The following ECG is obtained:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself these questions:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
- What is QRS complex fragmentation?
- What is the clinical significance of the finding and your suspected diagnosis?