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Wellens syndrome, a predictor of critical left anterior descending artery stenosis
  1. Farhan Ashraf
  1. Correspondence to Dr Farhan Ashraf, Department of Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island/Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 91 East Manning St, Apt 2, Providence, RI 02906, USA; Farhan_ashraf{at}

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An 80-year-old man with a history of atrial fibrillation and diabetes mellitus came in with bilateral lower extremity swelling and a low blood sugar of 50 mg/dL. He denied any chest pain. The troponin level was 0.4 ng/mL. An ECG was done, which showed deep T-wave inversions in V2 and V3 (figure 1). He was treated for …

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