Heart Rhythm Community
J-Point on EKG
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to heart rhythm issues, arrhythmia, irregular heartbeat, implanted defibrillators, pacemakers, and tachycardia.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

J-Point on EKG

Just had my cardio eval done yesterday. 48 yr old male history of benign pvc's, controlled hypertension & on statin for hyperlidimia. Dad died of MI at 56....autopsy reveiled CAD. I'm non smoker with bmi of 24.9, bp 118/78 etc etc.. On beta blocker for HTN and PVC'S......Have had previous thallium stress, echo's and routine annual GP visits with all good results.....

My question is yesterdays EKG report....Normal s1, phsiologically split s2 w/1/16th ejection murmur radiating from apex to base. PR interval of 0.16, QRS 0.08, QT of Blank, and axis of 32 degrees. Evidence of J-point elavation in 2,3 and aVF however when compared with previous ekg there has been no change. (1 yr ago).......I'm a little concerned about the "j-point" elavation because i hear its linkes to SCD....Any help with this ?  My cardio doc says i'm fine...
2190999_tn?1397182731
Hi there,

I think the most significant finding for me is that the j-point elevation is "unchanged". I think thats why your doc said he wasnt concerned. Cardiologists always look to compare EKGs with prior studies. New changes usually catch their attention, otherwise all is well. Also, it sounds like youve been feeling pretty good lately. No nasty cardiac symptoms. Another reason not to worry.

Take care
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
257552_tn?1404606154
Blank
Artaud
Pittsburgh, PA
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
1569985_tn?1328251082
Blank
DeltaDawn23
Ann Arbor, MI
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
506791_tn?1350343103
Blank
Piparskeggr uploaded a new photo
18 hrs ago
506791_tn?1350343103
Blank
Piparskeggr and Anita are Thankful Miss... Comment
18 hrs ago
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
gymdandee commented on Dietary Fat Increases...
Nov 27
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
257552_tn?1404606154
Blank
Artaud
Pittsburgh, PA
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
1569985_tn?1328251082
Blank
DeltaDawn23
Ann Arbor, MI