Clinical Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (ISSN 2639-6807)

Wellens syndrome

Wellens syndrome
Wellens syndrome

Wellens syndrome is also termed as LAD coronary T-wave syndrome. It refers to the specific electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities in the precordial T-wave segment, which are associated with critical stenosis of the proximal left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery. It is seen in patients with unstable angina. This finding is seen in the pain-free state. If untreated, it progresses to anterior myocardial infarction in the majority of the cases.

Diagnostic criteria involve:               

·         Progressive symmetrical deep T wave inversion in leads V2 and V3

·         Slope of inverted T waves generally at 60°-90°

·         Little or no cardiac marker elevation

·         Discrete or no ST segment elevation

·         No loss of precordial R waves.

Edelweiss publications maintaining the journal of Clinical Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine which accepts all the original manuscripts related to Wellens syndrome.

Editorial Board List

Consultant Intervention Cardiologist
Paras HMRI Hospital
India

Center for Translational Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
USA
Cardiologist
Sabah Al Ahmad Cardiac Center
Al-Amiri Hospital, MOH
Kuwait

Health Affairs Department
Dubai Health Authority
Dubai
UAE
Head of the Department of Ischaemic Heart Disease
Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics
Lithuania

Cardiac Surgeon 
Niguarda Hospital of Milan
Italy
Project Scientist
Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
University of California
San Diego
U.S.A

Walid M Hassan
Director
Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
International Medical Center, Jeddah
Saudi Arabia

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