Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine

Volume 9 Number 3, July 2002

Case report: acute inferior myocardial infarction with single-lead ST segment elevation

YS Sia and YT Wong

This article illustrates a patient who presented with acute inferior myocardial infarction with only isolated ST segment elevation in Lead III. Brief review on the electrocardiographic interpretation was discussed. Early recognition and management is the key to prevent morbidity and mortality. (Hong Kong j.emerg.med. 2002;9:154-158)

Keywords : Right ventricular infarction, right-sided chest lead, single-lead ST segment elevation, thrombolytic therapy

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