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Table 3 Characteristics of patients that developed ST-segment elevation during therapeutic hypothermia

From: Electrocardiographic changes in therapeutic hypothermia

  ST-segment elevation     
Patient Before TH New during TH After TH Diagnosis at admission Cardiac history Age (years) Gender
Nonischemic       
1 0 AW = 4, IW = 2 0 Unknown Hypertension 72 Female
2 0 AW = 4 0 Asphyxia COPD 25 Male
3 0 AW = 2 0 Unknown CABG 67 Male
4 0 AW = 2 0 Aspiration - 34 Male
5 0 IW = 2 0 Unknown Old MI 52 Male
6 0 AW = 2 AW = 2 Aspiration CAD 59 Female
Ischemic       
1 IW = 0, AW = 4 IW = 3, AW = 3 IW = 0, AW = 3 Acute AW infarction Hypertension 65 Female
2 IW = 0, AW = 5 IW = 3, AW = 5 0 Acute AW infarction - 50 Female
3 IW = 3, AW = 0 IW = 2, AW = 4 0 Acute IW infarction - 58 Male
4 IW = 3, AW = 0 IW = 3, AW = 2 IW = 2, AW = 0 Acute IW infarction Old MI 47 Male
  1. AW, anterior wall; CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; CAD, coronary artery disease; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; IW, inferior wall; MI, myocardial infarction; TH, therapeutic hypothermia; VF, ventricular fibrillation.