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Monophasic action potential-like electrocardiogram simulating acute myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12652176     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Monophasic action potential-like electrocardiogram simulating acute myocardial infarction has been reported in patients with hyperkalemia. We report two cases presenting marked diffuse RS-T elevation resembling monophasic action potential. They had abnormal electrolyte levels, including hyperkalemia and hypocalcemia in case 1 and hypokalemia and hypocalcemia in case 2. The ECG abnormality returned to baseline after correction of potassium and calcium. We conclude that monophasic action potential-like electrocardiogram is caused by electrolyte disturbance other than acute myocardial infarction.
Authors:
Ming-Hsiung Hsieh; Choun-Yi Cheng; Paul Chan; Ching-Tai Tai; Shih-Ann Chen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1383-875X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2003 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-24     Completed Date:  2003-08-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9708966     Medline TA:  J Interv Card Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Taipei Medical University-Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. td7279@ms25.hinet.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Action Potentials / physiology*
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Diagnosis, Differential
Electrocardiography*
Female
Heart Conduction System / physiopathology
Humans
Hyperkalemia / complications,  diagnosis,  physiopathology
Hypocalcemia / complications,  diagnosis,  physiopathology
Male
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis,  etiology,  physiopathology*
Water-Electrolyte Balance / physiology

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