I just had an ECG for preop for cholecystectomy. It showed possible inferior infarct. Can anything else meds, diseases mimic this? I have had no symptoms other than rt sided pain and right shoulder pain.
ECG is not a very good source to determine heart conditions other than arrhythmia. Artefacts can cause a false positive and that includes medication. An infarct indicates heart muscle damage from a prior heart attack. If the doctor is concerned, there would be further testing such as an echo.
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