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    Modified Sgarbossa's Criteria for MI in Left Bundle Branch Block

    Diagnoses acute MI in patients with prior LBBB.
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    It's often difficult to identify an MI for patients with existing left bundle branch blocks (LBBB). About 1 in 200 patients with MI have LBBB. The Modified Sgarbossa's Criteria is a well accepted approach at determining which LBBB are having an MI.

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    Dr. Stephen Smith

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    Stephen W. Smith, MD, is an emergency physician at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in Minneapolis. He is also a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and runs Dr. Smith's ECG Blog. Dr. Smith's research focuses include ECG and troponin in acute myocardial infarction and health issues related to gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB).

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