Preexcitation and myocardial infarction: conditions with confusing electrocardiographic manifestations.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The electrocardiogram allows easy recognition of myocardial infarction and preexcitation syndromes but may cause confusion when both conditions are present simultaneously. Two cases where myocardial infarction is masked and/or mimicked by a preexcitation syndrome are presented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Smolders, L; Majidi, M; Krucoff, MW; Crijns, HJGM; Wellens, HJJ; Gorgels, APM

Published Date

  • November 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 41 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 679 - 682

PubMed ID

  • 18602643

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-8430

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2008.05.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States