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    Sgarbossa's Criteria for MI in Left Bundle Branch Block

    Criteria to diagnose 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. Sgarbossa's is a well accepted approach at determining which LBBB are having an MI.

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    Dr. Elena Sgarbossa

    About the Creator

    Elena Sgarbossa, MD, is a board certified cardiologist and works as an independent medical and scientific writer/editor/translator. She is also a member of Editorial Board of the Journal of Electrocardiology. Dr. Sgarbossa previously worked in clinical cardiology and research at Rush-Presbyterian Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic.

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