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Ann Emerg Med. 1999 Mar;33(3):347-51.

Wellens' syndrome.

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Departments of Emergency Medicine and Cardiology, Naval Medical Center-Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA, USA.

Abstract

We describe a patient with Wellens' syndrome. In view of the large area of myocardium at risk, the importance of recognizing the significance of this ECG pattern is of critical importance for the emergency physician, especially those involved in the evaluation of patients at emergency department chest pain centers. Wellens' syndrome, the criteria for diagnosis, and a discussion of its implications are presented.

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