Flat T waves

Flattened T waves can be associated with ischemia or hypokalemia.

See also: T and U waves

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain Dyspnoea 12-Lead Flat T waves Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Posterolateral OMI resulting in VT, then R-on-T phenomenon and VF – post intervention ECG

This ECG is from a man in his 50s who presented with 1 hour of chest pain and shortness of breath. This was his repeat ECG post-intervention.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Weakness 12-Lead LA/RA electrode reversal Extreme Axis Flat T waves Wide P waves ECG of the Week CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG of the Week – 9th July 2018 – Interpretation

This ECG is from a woman in her 80s who presented with lethargy and weakness, on a background of schistosomiasis-related liver disease, portal hypertension and ascites.