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A 30-year-old female asked:

hx of wpw, ablation. lately, hr of 120-140, palpitations off/on. ekg says "probable anteroseptal infarction, old". should i be concerned/followup?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
The computer: interpretation of anteroseptal infarction is undoubtably in error. The computer algorithm is skewed to provide an abnormal reading. The tachycardia however may suggest a recurrence of your WPW pathway. It would be very reasonable to report your symptoms and heart rates to the physician who treated you. Followup would be appropriate but not because of the EKG reading.

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