What Pseudoinfarction Patterns Mimic ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction?

Stephen W. Smith, David M. Larson

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCritical Decisions in Emergency and Acute Care Electrocardiography
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781405159067
StatePublished - Feb 26 2009


  • Brugada syndrome, hyperkalemia and pulmonary embolism
  • Electrocardiographic features of BER, in contrast to STEMI
  • General strategies for differentiating pseudoinfarction from STEMI
  • Mimics of acute myocardial infarction
  • Normal variant or benign early repolarization
  • Pericarditis/myocarditis
  • Prior myocardial infarction/left ventricular aneurysm
  • Pseudo-infarction patterns
  • Serial ECGs/echocardiography/angiography
  • Stress cardiomyopathy

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