FREE 12-Lead ECG Interpretation Tracing of the Week
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An intensivist for an ICU has requested your confirmation interpretation before giving thrombolytics to the patient below. The patient is asymptomatic. Your interpretation/advice is: (choose only one)
A..... Prolonged QT interval (Hint: corrected QT interval as calculated by Bazett's Equation is QTc = 395 msec).
B..... Diffuse ST elevation concave up (catenary-shaped) most likely reflection of an acute ST elevation MI (STEMI).
C..... Diffuse ST elevation concave up (catenary-shaped) most likely a benign normal variant (early repolarization).
D.... Early Transition. Consistent with a posterior MI but is probably a normal variant. Should correlate clinically and compare with the old tracing.
E..... Late Transition. Most likely related to the acute STEMI pattern.
F..... B and E only.
G..... A, B and E only.
H..... C and D only.
I..... C and E only.
J..... A, C and D only.
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