STAT ECG Diagnoses: the significance of inverted U waves
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 58-year-old man presents to the emergency department with acute onset chest pain and diaphoresis. 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?
- Do you see any U waves or terminal T wave inversions?
- Is this ECG predictive of ischemia to any specific coronary artery distribution?