WEBSTER MERRITT, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Until a few years ago inversion of the T-waves in Lead I or II of the electrocardiogram was considered evidence of organic heart disease. Recently, however, certain exceptions to this general rule have been reported. At Riverside Hospital during the past five years, we have studied two young women who apparently do not have heart disease but whose electrocardiograms have shown temporary inversion of the T-waves in Lead II. We are presenting their case histories after a brief review of the literature.
Graybiel and White,1 in 1935, reported seven young people, three male and four female, suffering with neurocirculatory asthenia,
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MERRITT W. INVERSION OF THE T-WAVES OF THE ELECTROCARDIOGRAM IN TWO PATIENTS WITH NEUROCIRCULATORY ASTHENIA(INVERSION OF THE T-WAVES OF THE ELECTROCARDIOGRAM IN TWO PATIENTS WITH NEUROCIRCULATORY ASTHENIA*). Ann Intern Med. 1944;20:773–778. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-5-773
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(5):773-778.
Cardiac Diagnosis and Imaging, Cardiology.
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