Pulmonary Embolism

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In case of a pulmonary embolism several clinical features may be present:[1]


  • Deep S in I
  • Q and negative T in III
  • T wave inversion anterior [2]

Pulmonary embolism cannot solely be diagnosed using an ECG, but it may be helpful.


  1. Rodger M, Makropoulos D, Turek M, Quevillon J, Raymond F, Rasuli P, and Wells PS. Diagnostic value of the electrocardiogram in suspected pulmonary embolism. Am J Cardiol. 2000 Oct 1;86(7):807-9, A10. DOI:10.1016/s0002-9149(00)01090-0 | PubMed ID:11018210 | HubMed [Rodger]