Multiple Choice Question of the Week : Echo-03 : [Answer]


58-year-old male with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction.

Which coronary is responsible for the event?

A) LAD Ischemia
B) LCX ischemia
C) RCA ischemia
D) LAD and LCX ischemia

Right answer is: A) LAD Ischemia

In this case the global longitudinal strain (GLS) is reduced with a value of 9%.

Furthermore, the myocardial deformation reduction affects the territory of the LAD. Indeed, the reduction is present at the level of the apex, septum and anterior wall.

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