Vectorcardiography


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vectorcardiography

[¦vek·tər‚kärd·ē′äg·rə·fē]
(physiology)
A method of recording the magnitude and direction of the instantaneous cardiac vectors.

Vectorcardiography

 

a method of spatial (volumetric) investigation of the electric field of the heart. It is one of the forms of electrocardiography. Vectorcardiography was proposed in 1913 by the Dutch scientist W. Einthoven.

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In addition to arterial blood pressure, a 12-lead electrocardiogram, vectorcardiography and the spatial ST-change vector magnitude were used to identify myocardial ischaemia.
As many of you know, we have concluded a long marathon of preparation, organization, and presentation of the 34th International Congress on Electrocardiology, and 48th International Symposium on Vectorcardiography in Istanbul, which was organized by International Society of Electrocardiology.
This technology is now possible through vectorcardiography.
Key words: high-resolution signal-averaged electrocardiography, synthesized orthogonal electrocardiography, vectorcardiography, acute myocardial infarction.
Objective: Vectorcardiography (VCG) QRS loop area is thought to reflect hemodynamic abnormalities in cardiac lesions.
Comparison of electrocardiography, vectorcardiography and angiography for the detection of myocardial scars in single vessel coronary heart disease.
For comparison, the sums of wave amplitudes used in the orthogonal vectorcardiography, Rx+Sz for LVH and Rz+Sx for RVH, were also considered.