The clinical distinction between regional postinfarction pericarditis and other causes of postinfarction chest pain: ancillary observations regarding the effect of lytic therapy upon the frequency of postinfarction pericarditis, postinfarction angina, and reinfarction.

Abstract

Recently two types of atypical T-wave evolution were recognized as electrocardiographic (ECG) markers of regional postinfarction pericarditis. The sensitivity and specificity of these changes for this condition were 100 and 77%, respectively. The major purpose of this investigation is to show how these ECG changes can be used to differentiate among… (More)

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