Flat ST segment

flattened ST segment is a subtle sign where the start of the T wave is less smooth and more abrupt than normal. This sign is nonspecific but can be associated with hyperkalemia or coronary disease, especially if seen in more than one lead.

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chronic kidney disease 12-Lead Incorrect Machine Interpretation Flat ST segment Peaked T waves Hyperkalemia Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
I saw this computer “normal” ECG in a stack of ECGs I was reading

This ECG is from a woman of unknown age who presented with a clotted dialysis shunt.

This ECG shows peaked T waves and flattened ST segments caused by hyperkalemia.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chronic kidney disease 12-Lead Flat ST segment Peaked T waves Hyperkalemia Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
What is the diagnosis?

This ECG is from a patient on dialysis who presented after a fall.

This ECG shows flattened ST segments and peaked T waves due to hyperkalemia.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain 12-Lead Serial 12-lead Anterior ST elevation Flat ST segment Normal Axis Normal P waves Normal PR Acute Anterior MI Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Serial ECG recordings are essential: paramedic makes a great call! A few minutes later
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chronic kidney disease Weakness 12-Lead Flat ST segment Long QT Normal Axis Peaked T waves Hyperkalemia Hypocalcaemia ECG Guru CC-BY-NC-SA
Electrolyte Effects

This ECG is from a woman in her 40s who presented with weakness and hyperglycemia on a background of diabetes mellitus.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Bradycardia Flat ST segment Inverted T waves Normal Axis Normal P waves Normal PR Wide QRS Sinus bradycardia RBBB ECG Interpretation CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG Interpretation Review – #3 (BBB, Wide QRS, BBB with ST Changes, Ischemia, RBBB vs LBBB)