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pre·cor·di·al

(prē-kōr'dē-ăl),
Relating to the precordia.

pre·cor·di·al

(prē-kōr'dē-ăl)
Relating to the precordia.
Synonym(s): praecordial.
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Table: Electrocardiographic characteristics of patients and angiographic findings in the most common chest precordial leads.
This study evaluates the incorporation of right precordial leads as a noninvasive method for improving the sensitivity of ETT.
Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with precordial ST segment elevation is usually related to left anterior descending coronary artery thrombotic occlusion and is rarely seen in proximal right coronary occlusion [4].
The anatomy of the afferent precordial vein appears to be complicated; however, if it is systematically evaluated, it is easy to understand, and when the normal anatomy is known, abnormities of the vessels can be more easily detected.
None of the cases in the present series showed low QRS amplitude in frontal and left precordial leads.
Correlation of angiographic findings and right (V1 to V3) versus left (V4 to V6) precordial ST-segment depression in inferior wall acute myocardial infarction.
The 18 dogs in which precordial leads were also recorded belonged to the four different categories of this study (O=4; O+CD=4; CD=5; H=5).
Wellens syndrome was first described in the 1980s by de Zwaan, Wellens, et al, who identified specific T-wave changes in precordial leads in 14% to 18% of patients with unstable angina who, subsequently, developed a large anterior wall MI [21].
Our modification of the traditional precordial stethoscope to allow sequential checking of each lung-field simply by turning a three-way tap is especially useful for assessing the possibility of endobronchial intubation.
It is generally agreed that presence of precordial ST depression identifies a sub group of patients with inferior wall myocardial infarction with lower ejection fraction reflecting larger infarction and more severe remote regional wall motion abnormalities11.
El movimiento del cuello es el principal exacerbador del dolor precordial en estos pacientes (25,30).
ECG changes are characterized by ST segment elevation and T-wave inversion in the right precordial leads in the presence of a structurally normal heart and a normal QT interval.