ecg learning center logoAtrial Enlargement, Ventricular Hypertrophy

Question 1: When using the ECG criteria for diagnosing ventricular hypertrophy (VH), which of the following is correct?

A. The patient most likely has VH if the ECG criteria are met
B. The patient is free from VH if the ECG does not meet the criteria
C. The Cornell Voltage Criteria should be used because of their excellent sensitivity
D. The ECG criteria for VH have a sensitivity and specificity of at least 95%
E. None of the above

Question 2: In Left Atrial Enlargement, the P wave:

A. increases in amplitude
B. increases in duration
C. increases in both amplitude and duration
D. shows terminal P negativity in lead I
E. all of the above

Question 3: When interpreting an ECG, right ventricular hypertrophy (RVH) can mimic which of the following conditions?

When interpreting an ECG, right ventricular hypertrophy (RVH) can mimic which of the following conditions?
A. LBBB
B. AV block
C. True posterior MI
D. LAFB
E. LPFB

Question 4: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. LVH
B. RVH
C. LAE
D. RAE
E. Bi-atrial enlargement

Question 5: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. LAE
B. LVH
C. Bi-atrial enlargement (BAE)
D. LAE and LVH
E. RAE and RVH

Question 6: Other than 1st degree AV block, what abnormality is seen in this ECG?

Other than 1st degree AV block, what abnormality is seen in this ECG?
A. LAE
B. RAE
C. LVH
D. RVH
E. Bi-atrial enlargement

Question 7: What abnormality is seen in this ECG? (Other than the PVCs)

What abnormality is seen in this ECG? (Other than the PVCs)
A. RAE
B. LAE
C. RVH
D. LVH
E. Biventricular hypertrophy

Question 8: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. LAD and LAE
B. RAD and RAE
C. LAE and LVH
D. LAE and RAE
E. RAD and LAE

Question 9: What is the most likely diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the most likely diagnosis of this ECG?
A. LVH
B. RVH
C. LAE and LVH
D. RAE and RVH
E. None of the above

Question 10: What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?

What is the correct diagnosis of this ECG?
A. LAE
B. RAE
C. LVH with strain
D. Right axis deviation
E. Left axis deviation