Seismocardiography


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Seismocardiography

 

the graphic recording of mechanical indications of cardiac activity by the registration of the movements of the human body induced by cardiac output; a type of ballistocardiography. The seismocardiogram makes it possible to evaluate the contractions of the heart, determine the strength and coordination of the contractions, and determine the relation between the systole and diastole.

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