Delta wave

A delta wave is often described as a ‘slurred upstroke’ to the QRS complex. It is caused by Wolff Parkinson White syndrome.

See also: Other waves

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain Delta wave Wide QRS Wolff Parkinson White syndrome 12-Lead ECG Interpretation CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG Blog #157 (RBBB – LBBB- WPW – RVH – ST depression)

This ECG is from a man in his 30s who presented with chest pain on a background of smoking.

This ECG shows wide QRS complexes with delta waves due to Wolff Parkinson White syndrome. Cardiac catheterisation was normal.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Dyspnoea Delta wave Short PR Wolff Parkinson White syndrome 12-Lead Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
12 Year Old Asthmatic with Intermittent Dyspnea Unresponsive to Albuterol—What is it, and Why Now?

This ECG is from a 12 year old girl with a history of mild intermittent asthma who presented with a week of worsening shortness of breath. Her usual nebuliser treatments had not been working. The shortness of breath was occurring intermittently, with no apparent trigger, and these episodes were increasing in frequency. There was no wheeze or cough.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Delta wave Wide QRS Normal Sinus Rhythm Wolff Parkinson White syndrome 12-Lead ECG Interpretation Dr Ken Grauer CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG Blog #153 (LVH – RVH – WPW – RBBB)

This ECG is from a man in his 30s who had a routine pre-employment medical.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Palpitations Delta wave Wide QRS Wolff Parkinson White syndrome 12-Lead ECG of the Week Dr John Larkin CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG of the Week – 25th June 2018 – Interpretation
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Dizziness Palpitations Normal Axis Standard Calibration Delta wave Normal P waves Short PR Wide QRS Wolff Parkinson White syndrome 12-Lead ECG of the Week Dr John Larkin CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG of the Week – 12th February 2018 – Interpretation

This ECG is from a 12 yr old male who presented to the Emergency Department following an episode of palpitations and near-syncope. He had no known past medical history.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Delta wave 12-Lead Serial 12-lead Dr Pendell Meyers Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Wide Complex Tachycardia: is the patient stable or unstable? Repeat ECG after cardioversion.
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Delta wave Short PR Wolff Parkinson White syndrome 12-Lead Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
A 16 year old girl with altered mental status and possible overdose
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