Test Findings
 

Bifid P Waves

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Overview

  • Bifid P waves are also referred to as P mitrale. Their presence indicates dyssynchrony between right and left atrial depolarisation; this may be normal, or suggestive of left atrial enlargement.
    • Look For

    • P wave with two notches.
    • Bifid P Waves
       
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