A 45-year-old male asked:
my dad had a mi 3mths later on ecg the report said inferolateral st sagging and 'surprisingly no q wave' what does this mean?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen answered
34 years experience Pediatrics
Pathological q waves: Are changes commonly seen on the EKG after a heart attack. They reflect an area of damage or scarring. Usually they are a permanent change on the EKG, But sometimes they disappear. That's why the report said " surprisingly no q waves".
Answered on Mar 19, 2017
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