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anteroseptal infarction ecg

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lawrence
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Probably normal: The equipment itself could be the issue. The most common problem is the placement of the recording electrodes (stickers) on the skin. Just like any t ... Read More
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Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
17 years experience Cardiology
Limitation of ECG: Ecg is getting signal from your heart and is compared to a database. These are 70% accurate in predicting infarction. Echocardiogram are more sensitiv ... Read More
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Dr. Franklin Schneider
32 years experience Cardiology
Multiple reasons: Many factors affect the ekg, the (relative) location of your heart in the chest, placement of the leads, and the equipment. What is felt to be an abn ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Old infarction: But chest pain is more important. Contact your cardiologist.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Q waves: Q waves usually mean old infarction while st segments are more acute changes. The chest pain should not be ignored, especially with known cad. Er or ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
36 years experience Cardiology
ECG: The classic findings are Q waves in 2 contiguous leads, st segment elevation. The are many other variations as well.
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
May or may not be: Typically st elevation myocardial infarction may have st segment elevation either in leads 2, 3, avf/or anterior/ posterior/lateral leads depending on ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
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Changes in waveform: Myocardial infarction leads to new findings in ECG such as new "q" waves, st segment elevation and t wave inversions or new bundle branch blocks.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Great question &: Example. The false positive anterior mi is not uncommon in women due to breast tissue attenuation effects & these computer algorithms while sophistic ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Greenfield
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Hospital: From the medical records department of the hospital where the patient was treated.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: It's early repolariztion, a normal variant.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
24 years experience General Surgery
Automated ECG: The automated ECG interpretation that appears on a 12 lead ECG printout must always be viewed with a grain (or two) of salt. The best person to evalua ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not usually: Their are no real post mitral valve repair ECG changes that are related to the surgery. Their are people who have mvr and have an inferior mi pre op ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
36 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : If you have any cardiac risk factors ie smoking hx, hypertension , diabetes, high cholesterol, family hx for heart dz, along with having chest pain it ... Read More
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