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ECG result: Non specific ST-T wave changes .What does it mean?

what do you mean by non specific ST-T wave changes on ECG result
Asked On : Fri, 14 Jan 2011
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Hi. Welcome to Healthcaremagic

In heart attack where the patient has chest pain you will see ST elevation. In a patient who has no chest pain but ischemic heart disease, you will see ST segment depression and T wave inversion. But if the ST segment is not depressed but slopped, similarly T wave is flattened. Thus ST -T changes not consistent with specific disease are called non- specific changes.

Regards, Dr. Jagdish
Answered: Fri, 14 Jan 2011
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