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Criteria of Owens and O'Brien for a Hypotension-Induced Ischemic (HII) Event

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for hypotension-induced ischemic event using the critiera of Owens and O'Brien.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

I20-I25, I95

Description:

A patient may develop cardiac ischemic if hypotension causes a  decrease in coronary artery perfusion. Owens and O'Brien reported criteria for making this diagnosis based on changes in the electrocardiogram (ECG). The authors are from Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, Ireland.

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