Prediction of significant left main coronary artery stenosis by the 12-lead electrocardiogram in patients with rest angina pectoris and the withholding of Clopidogrel therapy

Rajdeep S. Gaitonde, Naveen Sharma, Samer Ali-Hasan, John M. Miller, J. Vijay Jayachandran, Vijay G. Kalaria

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We report the prospective use of an electrocardiographic sign - lead aVR ST-segment elevation greater than that seen in lead V1 - in patients with an acute coronary syndrome as a method to prompt early angiography, to withhold clopidogrel therapy, and to perform urgent coronary bypass surgery leading to successful clinical outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)846-848
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Oct 1 2003


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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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