posterior myocardial infarction

pos·te·ri·or my·o·car·di·al in·farc·tion

infarction involving the posterior wall of the heart; also formerly used erroneously of infarctions involving the inferior or diaphragmatic surface of the heart.
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Thus, early in posterior myocardial infarction when ST elevation and broad upright T waves would be recorded on the back of the chest, ST depression and T-wave inversion can be recorded in the anterior precordial leads (4).

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