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ekg sinus rhythm t wave abnormality possible inferior ischemia

I had an ECG done today at the doctors office and it came back as follows: sinus rhythm t wave abnormality possible inferior ischemia. What does this mean and do I need to be worried?
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It means that the rear of your heart is lacking oxygen, which is fed through the coronary arteries. Usually the back of the heart suffering ischemia means there is a blockage in either the posterior descending artery or the left circumflex and usually the lower end of either of those.
I assume they took blood tests to check your troponin levels, to make sure you are not having a heart attack. I think they will probably organise an Angiogram to investigate the coronary arteries from inside, and then deploy a stent if required.
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