Value of lead aVR in predicting acute occlusion of proximal left anterior descending coronary artery and in-hospital outcome in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: an electrocardiographic predictor of poor prognosis

AYGÜL N., ÖZDEMİR K., Tokac M., Aygul M. U., Duzenli M. A., ABACI A., ...More

JOURNAL OF ELECTROCARDIOLOGY, vol.41, no.4, pp.335-341, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2008.02.025
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.335-341
  • Keywords: electrocardiography, in-hospital mortality, lead aVR, left anterior descending coronary artery, ST elevation myocardial infarction, SHOCK TRIAL REGISTRY, CARDIOGENIC-SHOCK, EARLY REVASCULARIZATION, ANGIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS, SEGMENT DEPRESSION, MORTALITY, INTERVENTION, ANGIOPLASTY, REPERFUSION, DISEASE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: We aimed to investigate the value of ST elevation in lead aVR (ST up arrow aVR) in predicting the left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) occlusion site proximal to first septal perforator (SI) and its effect on in-hospital outcome in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).