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Advanced ECG test

Ary L Goldberger, MD
Section Editor
David M Mirvis, MD
Deputy Editor
Gordon M Saperia, MD, FACC


An 85-year-old man is found in his room. He is noted to be obtunded with a slow heart rate. An electrocardiogram is obtained and a specific diagnosis is suggested (waveform 1 and waveform 2).


A rhythm strip is obtained from a patient with chronic (congestive) heart failure treated with digoxin. What is the arrhythmia (waveform 3 and waveform 4)?


The following electrocardiogram is most likely to be associated with which one of the following diagnoses (waveform 5 and waveform 6)?

Posterior myocardial infarction

Aortic regurgitation


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