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Structural Heart Disease
Structural Heart Disease

Infective Pericarditis



  • ECG Findings in Pericarditis

  • Widespread concave (saddle-shaped) ST elevation (may not be present in aVR or V1)
  • PR depression
  • T wave changes - flattening then inversion
  • Stages of ECG Findings in Pericarditis

  • Stage I - widespread concave ST elevation
  • Stage II - resolution of ST elevation, T wave flattening
  • Stage III - T wave inversion
  • Stage IV - resolution of T wave inversion
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