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What is the meaning of st elevation?

What is the meaning of st elevation?

Refers to EKG change: Refers to changes seen on the EKG of a person suffering a "transmural" heart attack. I.E., in cases where a coronary artery becomes suddently completely occluded by a clot, cutting off blood flow to the entire thickness of the heart muscle in the wall supplied by the artery, a portion of the EKG called the "st segment" rises substantially. This is the basis of immediate diagnosis of a heart attack. ...Read more

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St Elevation (Definition)

St elevations refers to a finding on an electrocardiogram, wherein the trace in the st segment is abnormally high above the isoelectric line. Ekg st segment elevation is usually attributed to impending infarction, but can also be due to pericarditis or vasospastic (variant) angina and early repolarization. In some healthy young adults, a form of st ...Read more


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Whats the meaning of "st elevation myocardial infarction (stemi)"?

Whats the meaning of "st elevation myocardial infarction (stemi)"?

Severe Heart Attack: Heart attacks - the lay term for myocardial infarction - comes in two levels of severity..Non-st-elevation (nstemi) and st-elevation (stemi) which refer to changes on an ekg and broadly reflect if an arterial occlusion is total or subtotal. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: st elevation?

What is the definition or description of: st elevation?

See below: St elevations refers to a finding on an electrocardiogram, wherein the trace in the st segment is abnormally high above the isoelectric line. Ekg st segment elevation is usually attributed to impending infarction, but can also be due to pericarditis or vasospastic (variant) angina and early repolarization. In some healthy young adults, a form of st elevation can be normal. ...Read more

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Is DC cardioversion induce ST elevation or not?

Is DC cardioversion induce ST elevation or not?

Cardioversion: Usually DC Cardioversion does not cause ST elevation if the Cardioversion is in a heart not inflamed or infarcted. Having said that, ST segment elevation could occur if the heart is injured by the current. ...Read more

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What is st elevation myocardial infarction?

What is st elevation myocardial infarction?

ST elevation...: Many believe that an st elevation myocardial infarction means that it is a transmural infarct (involving the whole thickness of the myocardium). Some people refer to nstemi (non st elevation myocardial infarction) as non-transmural infarct (not involving the whole thickness of the myocardium). These definitions are somewhat debatable but thought you may be interested. ...Read more

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Im a 22yrs old male ECG shows st elevation what's does it mean?Is it serious?

Im a 22yrs old male ECG shows st elevation what's does it mean?Is it serious?

Likely not: It likely is early repolarization which is a common finding on young people's ekg's. I wish i could see the ekg. ...Read more

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EKG indicates T wave elevation in V2, V3 with no ST elevation should I be worried?

EKG indicates T wave elevation in V2, V3 with no ST elevation should I be worried?

T waves: T waves are very variable. Likely you have no reason to worry. There can be some specific T wave abnormalities but they are uncommon. ...Read more

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What does sinus rhythm anterolateral st elevation early repolarization means? Age 22

What does sinus rhythm anterolateral st elevation early repolarization means? Age 22

Normal variant: a simple test such as a stress echo would confirm but most likely its just your normal baseline. ...Read more

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