non-Q-wave infarction


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non-Q-wave infarction

Cardiology A subendocardial MI in which the EKG demonstrates persistent abnormal ST-segment depression in all but the aVR lead–which has ST-segment elevation–often accompanied by T-wave changes. See Myocardial infarction, Thallium imaging.
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