chest leads

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chest leads

those in which the exploring electrode is on the chest overlying the heart or its vicinity.

chest leads

(chest lēdz)
A unipolar electrocardiographic lead the exploring electrode of which is on the chest overlying the heart or its vicinity; there are six standard chest leads, designated as V1-V6.
Synonym(s): precordial leads.
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In our study, ST segment elevation in precordial leads with reciprocal ST depression of >1 mm in inferior leads was seen among 155 (77.
Brugada syndrome is diagnosed in patients with Type 2 or Type 3 ST-segment elevation in [greater than or equal to]1 lead among the right precordial leads V1,V2 positioned in the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th intercostal space when a provocative drug test with intravenous administration of Class I antiarrhythmic drugs induces a Type 1 EKG morphology.
The present study was aimed to determine ST-Segment elevation in right precordial leads in patients with pertinent clinical findings to find out the frequency of RVI at our centre Liaquat Medical College Hospital, Hyderabad14.
The ECG showed ST-segment elevations were localized at anterior precordial leads in all patients.
Brugada syndrome is characterised by electrocardiographic changes demonstrating coved ST segment elevation in the right precordial leads.
The ECG registration on the right hemithorax placement (Figure 4) has shown a right QRS axis deviation at 120 degrees, an important left ventricular hypertrophy with a Sokolow Lyon index of 86 mm (in the precordial leads, there is a special registration with 5 mm standing for 1mV) and inverted T waves from V3 to V6, as well in DIII and aVF.
12) EKG findings include partial or complete right bundle branch block (RBBB) and ST segment elevation in right precordial leads V1 to V3.
However, her ECG showed the sinus rhythm having a heart rate of 55 beats per minute, a PQ interval of 0,16" and tall, peaked T waves in the precordial leads, with a corrected QT interval (QTc) of 510 ms (Figure 1).
The ECG shows ST segment elevation in the precordial leads V1 to V3, with morphology of the QRS complex resembling a right bundle branch block.
A resting electrocardiogram (ECG) revealed sinus tachycardia with a rate of 126 beats/min, normal QRS axis, widespread ST-segment depression in the limb and precordial leads, with ST-segment elevation in the augmented unipolar limb lead (right arm) 0 aVR.
Objective: To determine the angiocardiographic findings in patients with unstable angina showing biphasic inversion of T-waves in precordial leads on electrocardiogram, commonly referred to as the Wellen's syndrome.