Electrocardiographic diagnosis of myocardial ischemia in children: is a diagnostic electrocardiogram always diagnostic?

@article{Gazit2007ElectrocardiographicDO,
  title={Electrocardiographic diagnosis of myocardial ischemia in children: is a diagnostic electrocardiogram always diagnostic?},
  author={Avihu Z. Gazit and Jennifer N Avari and David T. Balzer and Edward K. Rhee},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={120 2},
  pages={440-4}
}
Electrocardiographic criteria for the diagnosis of cardiac ischemia in adults are well defined; however, analogous criteria for the diagnosis of cardiac ischemia in infants and children remain ambiguous. The difficulty in defining electrocardiographic criteria in pediatrics relates to age-dependent differences in the pediatric electrocardiogram, the presence or absence of congenital heart disease, and multiple and diverse etiologies of myocardial injury that lead to an ischemic pattern on the… CONTINUE READING