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Which ecg lead picks up myocardial ischemia best on an exercise stress test?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
EKG and MI: EKG is a 2 dimensional electronic representation of the heart . Different leads reflect different areas of the heart , Anterior wall V2, V3, V4 artery: LAD Septal wall V1, AVR artery: RCA Lateral wall I, AVL, V5, V6 artery: Circumflex Inferior wall II, III, AVF artery: RCA Anterior wall is left ventricle, but any is a risk

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Last updated Oct 22, 2018

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