acute coronary syndrome

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How useful is the resting ECG in evaluating patients with angina?

A resting ECG should be obtained in all patients who complain of chest discomfort. In patients with chronic stable angina, the ECG is normal in one-third of patients and, if abnormal, most often shows nonspecific ST-T changes without evidence for myocardial infarction. The presence of left bundle branch block in patients with angina is often […] Read more