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Flat ecg. What does it mean?

I have recently been to A E with chest pains. They have done xray , blood test and about 4 ecg the ecg were very flat all done by different staff and on diffrent machines. Does anyone know what this means ........ obviously I aint dead ......
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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It really means that the PQRS wave is flatter than normal. It indicates that the electrical impulse is different in you to the "norm". this doesn't necessarily that you have had a heart attack. I suggest you contact your own Doctor or a Cardiac specialist and get them to explain it to your satisfaction. All the best.
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