Friday, 15 March 2013

ECG of the Week - 18th March 2013

For those of you at SMACC 2013 (Twitter #SMACC2013) this one will be familiar.

These ECGs are from a 58yr old male seen in a rural setting, approximately ~2500 km from the nearest tertiary centre.

He c/o intermittent atypical chest pain for several weeks without any cardiac risk factors.
At the clinic serial ECGs were performed and are below.
  • What do you think of the ECGs ?
  • What advice would you give assuming you were the clinician at the tertiary receiving hospital who was contacted regarding this case ?



First ECG
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Second ECG
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