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Electrocardiographic Findings of Nikus et al Associated with Left Main or Severe Triple Vessel Disease in a Patient with Acute Coronary Syndrome

Purpose:

To identify a patient with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who may have left main or severe triple vessel disease based on changes seen in the ECG.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

imaging studies, criteria for diagnosis, complications

ICD-10:

I20-I25

Description:

It is important to identify a patient with left main or severe triple vessel disease since the patient is at high risk for death if there is a sudden obstruction. Nikus et al identified an ECG pattern which can help to recognize such a patient. The authors are from Tampere University Hospital in Finland and Procardia Medical Center in Tel Aviv.

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