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Intermediate ECG test

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


A 53-year-old man presents with the acute onset of crushing chest pain. Physical examination reveals hypotension, elevated jugular venous pressure, but no evidence of pulmonary edema. The diagnosis is established from the electrocardiogram (waveform 1A-B).


A patient has a history of recurrent syncope. What is the diagnosis (waveform 2A-B)?


The following electrocardiogram was obtained from a patient with which electrolyte abnormality (waveform 3A-B)?



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