STAT ECG Diagnoses: ST segment depression in precordial leads

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 52-year-old man with history of hyperlipidemia and smoking presents to the ED with 2 hours of radiating chest pressure associated with diaphoresis and dyspnea. The following ECG is obtained:

Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:

    1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
    2. Would you activate the cath lab?
    3. How would you treat this patient?