Tag Wellens Syndrome

Wellens Syndrome

Wellens syndrome - learn how to recognise this sign of critical LAD occlusion, with some great ECG examples from the LITFL ECG library.

ECG Case 116

These ECGs were taken from a 40 yr old male who presented with a 60 minute history of central chest pain. Describe and interpret his ECG
ICE -Ian’s clinical emergencies 340

ICE 016 Delayed presentation chest pain

The previous evening, a 59 year old man experienced an hour long episode of chest pain which resolved spontaneously. He has had no further chest pain, but encouraged by his family he presents to ED the next morning. A bedside cardiac troponin test is negative. This is his ECG taken at the same time.

ECG Case 081

A 74 yr old patient presents to the ER having suffered several episodes of chest pain over the preceding 24 hours. Describe and interpret his ECGs. LITFL Top 100 ECG

ECG Case 061

Middle-aged patient presenting with an episode of chest pain. Currently asymptomatic. Describe and interpret his ECG. wellens

ECG Case 052

Middle-aged patient presenting with central chest pain. Now asymptomatic. Interpret the ECG. Biphasic T waves. Wellens

Hein Wellens

Henrick Joan Joost (Hein) Wellens (1935 - ) is a Dutch cardiologist. Eponymously affiliated with Wellens syndrome in 1982