How can a permanent pacemaker affect the recognition of STEMI on ECG?

Updated: May 07, 2019
  • Author: A Maziar Zafari, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
  • Print

Patients with a permanent pacemaker may confound recognition of STEMI by 12-lead ECG due to the presence of paced ventricular contractions.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!