Re: EKG What does it mean?



I looked at the tracing which shows the comment: ETRSR1: Early transition
with RSR in V1 or V2

Does this confirm what Brian previously said about "Early transition":
> "Early transition" means your mean QRS vector is pointed more anteriorly
> than usual. This can suggest that you have suffered a posterior
> infarct.

--
James

"Andrew B. Chung, MD/PhD" <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
news:42D10D71.2B52171C@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Bryan wrote:
>>
>> Andrew B. Chung, MD/PhD wrote:
>> > "James E." wrote:
>> >
>> >>I had a pre-op EKG. I have no access to the cardiologist who
>> >>interpreted the
>> >>EKG. My regular doctor is vague about explaining the report to me.
>> >>
>> >>The report says:
>> >>QRSD 85
>> >>QT 378
>> >>QTC 408
>> >>
>> >>Axis: P 26
>> >>QRS 17
>> >>T 32
>> >>I ms40: 5
>> >>T ms40: 27
>> >>
>> >>He then says: Early transition, otherwise normal EKG
>> >>
>> >>Can someone refer me to a awebsite that explains these mysterious
>> >>figures?
>> >
>> >
>> > "Early transition" means your mean QRS vector is pointed more
>> > anteriorly
>> > than usual. This can suggest that you have suffered a posterior
>> > infarct. It would be wise if you ask for a referral to discuss this
>> > with a cardiologist **before** your surgery.
>>
>> Andrew how does his BBB factor in? (QRS17)
>
> The QRSD is normal at 85 msec (+17 degrees is the projection of the mean
> QRS vector onto the frontal plane indicating a normal frontal plane mean
> QRS axis)
>
> BTW, sorry about the attacks you are receiving for agreeing with someone
> who has chosen to walk with the Lord. May He bless you and yours today
> and everyday, in Jesus' most precious and holy name.
>
> In Christ's love and service,
>
> Andrew
>
> --
> Andrew B. Chung, MD/PhD
> Board-Certified Cardiologist
>
> **
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