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[ECG pearl: transient De Winter sign]

János Tomcsányi, Hrisula Arabadzisz, Tamás Frész
Orvosi Hetilap 2019, 160 (43): 1711-1713
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A 42-year-old man is presented with acute coronary syndrome and De Winter ECG sign. The De Winter sign is a rare ECG manifestation of proximal LAD occlusion. The ECG sign was misinterpreted and the patient was transmitted to our percutan coronaria intervention centrum with 3 hours delay. The hyperacute T-waves and the precordial ST-depressions disappeared, but the biomarkers showed a marked elevation. Coronary angiography revealed LAD proximal thrombotic dissection treated with a drug-eluting stent. The authors suggest that in patients with this ECG pattern the immediate coronary intervention is the best treatment. Orv Hetil. 2019; 160(43): 1711-1713.

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