Friday, 3 March 2017

ECG of the Week - 6th March 2017

The following ECG's are from a 62 yr old male. He has a known 60% LAD stenosis, hypertension and hypercholesterolaemia. He presented to the Emergency Department following 3 episodes of chest pain that day, each resolved with GTN. The two ECG's were recorded 10 minutes apart and the second ECG was performed during an episode of chest pain.



Pain free ECG
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10 Minutes later
Episode of chest pain
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Things to think about

  • What are the key ECG features ?
  • How would you mange this patient ?