Posted by Bev on April 22, 1999 at 13:03:04
I have asked you questions previously regarding my ten year old daughter. She has repaired ALCAPA. On her latest ECG nonspecific ST and T wave changes continue to be noted. A deep and wide Q wave in aVL is a new finding. She has normal sinus rhythm with sinus arrhythmia. A follow-up Holter monitor noted bradycardia and tach, also her usual PVCs and PACs. What does the Q wave in aVL measure and what types of changes could the new finding signify?
Posted by CCF CARDIO MD - MTR on April 23, 1999 at 08:15:10
Dear Bev, thank you for your question. Most likely, the q wave in AVL is an incidental finding. I suggest that you speak with your daughter's physician who could compare old and current ECG's to confirm the presence of a q wave in AVL and to determine the significance of this new ECG finding.
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