Shock Prediction with 12 Lead ECG in Pulmonary Embolism!

Cardiology PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4 Pulmonary VTE

This is an interesting review of 8209 patients with PE. 3 most common finding that predict shock in PE patients are: Tachycardia, T wave inversion in V1, and ST elevation in aVR. They found six predictor in these patients:

  1. Tachycardia
  2. S1Q3T3
  3. ST elevation aVR
  4. T wave inversion V1-V4
  5. Complete RBBB
  6. Atrial Fibrilation


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