electrocardiogram


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electrocardiogram

[i‚lek·trō′kärd·ē·ə‚gram]
(medicine)
A graphic recording of the electrical manifestations of the heart action as obtained from the body surfaces. Abbreviated ECG; EKG.
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The electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a diagnostic tool used to assess the electrical and muscular functions of the heart.
Prediction of the level of left anterior descending coronary artery obstruction during anterior wall acute myocardial infarction by the admission electrocardiogram. Am J Cardiol.
Thanks to advances in semiconductor technology, wearable devices can now monitor health by measuring vital signs or taking an electrocardiogram, and then transmitting the data wirelessly to a smartphone.
Sanchez, "Brugada electrocardiogram pattern induced by cannabis; is cannabis safe?," American Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol.
Although, detection of cardiomyopathy from electrocardiogram is not feasible in cows due to deep penetration of Purkinjee fibers and depolarization occurring over multiple minor fronts, identification of arrhythmias is of immense clinical value in the treatment of ruminants.
Her electrocardiogram showed diffusely broad QRS complexes and ST-T changes (Figure-2) suggestive of severe myocardial disease.
As his electrocardiogram (Figure 1b) revealed ventricular fibrillation during resuscitation, electrical defibrillation was conducted, but his electrocardiogram showed pulseless electrical activity.
If you have chest pain or other symptoms that may indicate a heart issue, there is no doubt that tests like electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, and calcium scoring (see our chart on page 6 to find out what these tests involve) can help determine your risk for heart disease, assess your heart condition, and guide your treatment.
Although the effects of large doses have not been systematically investigated, we suspect that overdoses of propafenone may induce artificial sodium channel dysfunction even without genetic predisposition, causing a Brugada electrocardiogram pattern.
More specifically, it is said that gaining an understanding of the relationship between the waveforms shown on an electrocardiogram and excitation propagation, which medical students learn early in their studies, is particularly problematic.
During the cardiac stress testing (CST) your electrocardiogram (EKG), heart rate, heart rhythm, and blood pressure are continuously monitored.
The world's most advanced heart-rate monitor isn't just a heart-rate monitor; it's a full-on, portable electrocardiogram. QardioCore (price TBD) is a wireless, patch-free device that straps around your chest during exercise to track every single heartbeat, breath and temperature fluctuation your body experiences during exercise.