Which electrocardiographic (ECG) findings suggest hypokalemia in patients with myopathies?

Updated: Dec 28, 2017
  • Author: Courtney A Bethel, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Answer

Electrocardiographic (ECG) findings suggestive of hypokalemia include the following:

  • Diffuse nonspecific ST-T wave changes
  • Increased PR interval
  • U waves
  • Wide QRS

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