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The Evolution of Electrocardiographic Changes after Revascularization Therapy in Patients with ST Segment Elevation...

2015-03

The Evolution of Electrocardiographic Changes after Revascularization Therapy in Patients with ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Magda Ruxandra Zaharia, Oliviana Geavlete, Alice BrÓnzea, Oana Tăutu, Gheorghița Aron, Ioan Tiberiu Nanea

Despite the advanced technologies, the 12 leads electrocardiogram (ECG) remains an important investigation modality for providing a fast diagnostic of acute coronary syndromes (ACS). This method offers data concerning the presence, extension and severity characterizing the ischemic process (1). The ECG interpretation is still essential during the initial evaluation of patients admitted for ischemia suggestive symptoms (2).

Moreover, being a cheap, non-invasive and accessible technique, ECG continues to represent the gold-standard alternative for the differential diagnostic, for determining the appropriate treatment approach, for selecting patients susceptible of benefiting from reperfusion as well as regarding risk stratification (1).

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