Wednesday, 1 August 2012

ECG of the Week - 30th July 2012 - Interpretation

This weeks ECG is from a 64 year old patient.




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Rate:
  • 66
Rhythm:
  • Sinus
  • Regular


Axis:
  • Left Axis Deviation (-65 deg)
Intervals:
  • PR - Normal (~120ms)
  • QRS - Normal (100ms)
  • QT - 400ms (QTc Bazette ~ 410 ms)
Additional:

  • T Inversion III, aVF

Interpretation:

  • Left Anterior Fasicular Block

References / Further Reading

Life in the Fast Lane

  • Left Axis Deviation here
  • Left Anterior Fasicular Block here
Textbook
  • Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P. ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Elsevier Mosby 2005.