An example of apparently normal electrocardiogram originating from incorrect electrocardiographic acquisition in a patient with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

Aslanger E., Yalin K., Golcuk E., Oncul A.

JOURNAL OF ELECTROCARDIOLOGY, cilt.43, sa.3, ss.222-223, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 43 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2010.02.004
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.222-223


Electrocardiography (ECG) is proved to be an invaluable tool for diagnosis of ischemic heart disease for a long while. Importance of ECG in acute management decision makes it a crucial method that must be known in depth by every physician, and the clinicians should also be aware of the dangerous pitfalls of ECG. We present a patient with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in whom incorrect interpretation of an inaccurately taken ECG might have led to disastrous consequences. (C) 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.