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A method of recording the magnitude and direction of the instantaneous cardiac vectors.
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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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Berson et al., "Recommendations for standardization of leads and of specifications for instruments in electrocardiography and vectorcardiography," Circulation, vol.
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. An eight-lead ECG device feeds into a computer that uses various ST and QRS parameters to create realtime ST-variability trend curves.
Fisch, C.: Electrocardiography and vectorcardiography. In Braunwald, E., Heart disease.
Bergmans, "Fetal movement quantification by fetal vectorcardiography: a preliminary study," in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC '08), pp.
Spatial vectorcardiography. New York; Pergamon Press: 1961.
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.
In: Abstracts of the 33rd International Congress on Electrocardiology and 47th International Symposium on Vectorcardiography; 2006 June 28-July 7; Cologne, Germany; p.
Comparison of electrocardiography, vectorcardiography and angiography for the detection of myocardial scars in single vessel coronary heart disease.