12 Lead ECG Interpretation Course by Dr. Vernon Stanley Course Overview
Home
49DC52A9-1517-5854-4CF48E3663C8F5A4
FREE 12-Lead ECG Interpretation Tracing of the Week
Tracing #208    [ Scroll down to submit answer ]
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)
Tracing of the Week (Tracing #208)
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.
© 2015 Vernon R. Stanley, M.D., Ph.D. All rights reserved.