Wellens syndrome or For whom the bell tolls?
Yu.V. Savitska 1, 2, A.I. Klantsa 1, N.V. Shchepina 1, 2
Heart Institute of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine
Wellens syndrome is an electrocardiographic pattern associated with acute stenosis of the proximal part of the left anterior descending artery, a high risk of anterior myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death from fatal arrhythmias. Detection of this syndrome will significantly reduce the risk of an acute event.
Key words: Wellens syndrome, electrocardiography, anterior myocardial infarction, diagnosis, treatment.