October 24, 2012 by dailybolusoflr
This characteristic EKG pattern is important to recognize, as it is correlated to patients with critical stenosis of the proximal LAD.
- No pathologic precordial Q waves
The intitial study showed that all of the 180 patients Dr. Wellen admitted who had this characteristic finding had significant disease in the proximal LAD, from 50-100%.
This patient presented with chest pain and was taken to the cath lab where he was found to have an 85% stenosis of his proximal LAD.