Ventricular premature complexes in the early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.

Abstract

The morphology of ventricular premature complexes (VPCs) is useful in detecting old or recent myocardial infarction. Rarely, however, have VPCs provided the first objective evidence of transmural myocardial infarction. In two patients with chest pain, VPCs early in the hospital course revealed myocardial infarction, while normally conducted sinus beats… (More)

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@article{Biel1985VentricularPC, title={Ventricular premature complexes in the early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.}, author={Slawomir Biel and Robert E. Kleiger}, journal={Southern medical journal}, year={1985}, volume={78 1}, pages={7-10} }