Category Name: electrocardiography

clinical cases

Subtle ECG Findings in ACS: Part III Benign Early Repolarization vs. Anterior STEMI

Welcome to the third blog post in a series on subtle ECG findings in ACS. This post about mimics: benign early repolarization (BER) and the anterior STEMI. Each of these can mimic the other. The problem is that one of these diagnoses is deadly and the other is a normal variant.

clinical cases

Subtle ECG findings in ACS: Part II Hyperacute T-Waves

What if you could identify a patient with complete coronary vessel occlusion almost immediately after it occurs, before the ST segments begin to elevate? What if you could pick up the very subtle, early MI? We know that early recognition and intervention improves outcomes in patients with coronary a...


EKG Practice

Ray Fowler, MD is Professor of EM / EMS at UTSW / Parkland. Edited by Alex Koyfman, MD. 45 male with intense epigastric pain radiating to his left arm with associated NV and diaphoresis. Note the pulse rate of about 50 with ST elevation in the inferior leads, reciprocal depression in I and L. Note...