magnetocardiograph


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magnetocardiograph

[mag¦nēd·ō′kär·dē·ə‚graf]
(medicine)
An instrument that records the intensity of the magnetic field of the heart as produced by currents sent through the body by measuring the voltages associated with each heart beat. Abbreviated MCG.
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The platform pairs the CardioFlux Magnetocardiograph with the integrated Faraday Analytical Cloud (FAC).
Intervention(s) "Device: VitalScan Magnetocardiograph. A passive, non-contact, mobile medical device that measures, displays, stores, and retrieves magnetic fluctuations caused by heart activity at a patient's bedside." (NCT02921438) "Reference standard: Automated blood culture technology, in place as standard NHS care in microbiology laboratories at participating sites, and performed prospectively as part of usual clinical care." (ISRCTN97997760) "All patients will undergo both of these diagnostic tests, though the order will be randomized.
They used a special machine, called a magnetocardiograph, to study the heartbeats of the women and their babies.