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A 18-year-old female asked:

What is usual p wave orientation in v1 and v2? what does inverted p wave v1 and biphasic in v2 mean? is it common? heart rate 95. athlete.

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
The P waves: (Atrial depolarization/repolarization) in the V (anterior chest) waves are PLACEMENT (of the electrodes) DEPENDENT!! the "inversion" or "biphasic" descriptions HAVE NO CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE! Hope this is helpfu! Dr Z
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