Saddleback ST elevation

Saddleback ST elevation is concave in shape and classically associated with pericarditis, but it is not a reliable diagnostic sign.

See also: ST segment

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - High V1/V2 misplacement RSR' Saddleback ST elevation 12-Lead Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Saddleback ST Elevation. Is it STEMI? Is it type II Brugada?

This ECG is from a man in his 50s who presented with epigastric and chest pain.

This ECG shows saddleback ST elevation, but a RSR pattern in V1 that suggested lead misplacement. When the electrodes were repositioned there was no evidence of ischemia.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain Anterior ST elevation J wave Saddleback ST elevation Myocarditis 12-Lead Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Anterior ST Elevation with Elevated Troponin, but with low T/ST ratio, case 2
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Anterior ST elevation J wave Saddleback ST elevation Myocarditis 12-Lead Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Anterior ST Elevation with Elevated Troponin, but with low T/ST ratio, case 2 baseline ECG