Normal ST segment

normal ST segment is usually isoelectric (flat), but in some healthy individuals it can be normal to have some degree of ST elevation, especially in anterior leads.

See also: ST segment

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References

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    • Thaler, MS (2003) - The Only EKG Book You'll Ever Need, 4th edn, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain 12-Lead Standard Calibration Inverted T waves Narrow QRS Normal Axis Normal P waves Normal rate Normal ST segment Regular Acute Posterior MI Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Chest pain and a non-diagnostic ECG. No worries, right?

This ECG is from a middle aged man presented with chest pain. This is the first prehospital ECG that was recorded.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Serial 12-lead Standard Calibration Narrow QRS Normal Axis Normal P waves Normal PR Normal rate Normal ST segment Normal T waves Normal Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Is this ECG diagnostic of coronary occlusion? Also: Inferior de Winter’s T-waves on prehospital ECG?? Baseline ECG

This ECG is from a man in his 50s presented with 1 hour of post exertional chest pressure associated with diaphoresis and nausea. He had a history of coronary artery disease, diabetes, and dyslipidemia.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain 12-Lead Serial 12-lead Normal ST segment Normal T waves Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
A 54 yo male with sudden chest pain. Computer says normal. Paramedic disagrees. – repeat ECG after stenting
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain 12-Lead Serial 12-lead Inverted T waves Normal ST segment Acute Anterior MI Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
What is lurking underneath this new right bundle branch block? – next morning
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Serial 12-lead Normal ST segment Acute Anterior MI Mid-anterior MI Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Is this acute coronary occlusion? Simple ACS? Where is the culprit lesion? – post cath ECG
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Normal ST segment Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
A 50-Something w Chest Pain, Anterior STE, and no Evolution on 3 Serial ECGs over 30 minutes, (-) POCUS. Baseline ECG
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Serial 12-lead Normal ST segment Normal T waves Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Echocardiography, even (or especially) with Speckle Tracking, can get you in trouble. Repeat 4 hours