P mitrale and P Pulmonale

P mitrale and P PulmonaleCreated OnApril 18, 2020Last Updated OnApril 18, 2020byadmin You are here: Main ECG P mitrale and P Pulmonale < All Topics Table of Contents Left atrial hypertrophy- P Mitrale Classically seen with mitral stenosis Other conditions like systemic hypertension, aortic stenosis, mitral incompetence, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy M shaped P wave in lead II prominent terminal negative component to P wave in lead V1 Right atrial hypertrophy-P Pulmonale Right atrial enlargement produces a peaked P wave (P pulmonale) with amplitude: > 2.5 mm (2.5 small squares) in the inferior leads (II, III and AVF) > 1.5 mm (1.5 small squares) in V1 and V2 The presence of tall, peaked P waves in lead II is a sign of right atrial enlargement, usually due to pulmonary hypertension (e.g. cor pulmonale from chronic respiratory disease) *We do not own this youtube video, it’s for sharing purpose

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