Electrocardiogram Quiz − Case 6

E Petrou, P Kourkoveli, E Bousoula, M Boutsikou, C Stefopoulos, V Vartela
unpublished
A 76-year-old male was admitted to our hospital in order to undergo a scheduled coronary angiography due to a history consistent with exertional angina pectoris. The patient's personal history included a poorly controlled arterial hypertension, dys-lipidemia and a mild chronic renal failure. The laboratory tests, including a complete set of cardiac biomarkers and electrolytes were within normal limits. The patient underwent percutaneous coronary angioplasty and received a drug eluting stent to
more » ... g eluting stent to the left anterior descending branch. The patient was scheduled to be discharged on the next day; however, the ECG depicted below had been the reason for further investigations. Figure 1 Questions a. What could be the reason for the further investigations ordered for the patient? b. How would you treat the patient having set the diagnosis?
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