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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can incorrect lead placement lead to an inverted t-wave on ekg?

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Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Cardiology 21 years experience
Yes: Yes, absolutely. Avr usually has inverted t-waves normally. If you invert left and right arm electrodes, avr becomes avl so now avl has inverted t waves (where as typically it does not).
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