Chapman sign

(chap′măn )

Electrocardiographic evidence of myocardial infarction in patients with left bundle branch block or ventricular pacing, in which the upward stroke of the R wave in leads 1, aVL, or V6 is notched. The sign has good sensitivity but only fair specificity.

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