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Early Repolarisation Syndrome

 
 
 
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Overview

Early repolarisation syndrome (ERS) refers to the presence of J point elevation on an ECG. 
Early repolarisation syndrome is also known as benign early repolarisation (BER) and was previously considered a normal variant, however the condition is associated with an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death.
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  • ECG Findings in Early Repolarisation Syndrome

  • ST elevation at the J point (the terminal portion of the QRS complex)
  • J-point notching - a positive deflection directly after the QRS complex
The ST elevation of ERS is concave and is different in morphology to the ST elevation that occurs with acute myocardial infarction.
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