Suspected myocardial infarction and left bundle branch block: electrocardiographic indicators of acute ischaemia.

@article{Edhouse1999SuspectedMI,
  title={Suspected myocardial infarction and left bundle branch block: electrocardiographic indicators of acute ischaemia.},
  author={June A Edhouse and Magdy Ashmawy Sakr and Jan Angus and Fiona Morris},
  journal={Journal of accident & emergency medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={331-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the use of thrombolytic treatment in patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and left bundle branch block (LBBB). To evaluate electrocardiographic criteria for the identification of AMI in the presence of LBBB, and examine the implications of using these criteria in the clinical setting. METHODS A retrospective study over two years, based in two Sheffield teaching hospitals. Patients presenting with LBBB and suspected AMI were studied by analysis of an… CONTINUE READING

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