electrocardiograph

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Synonyms for electrocardiograph

medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heart

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MiRTLE Medical is a medical device company that designs and manufacturers MRI-compatible 12-lead ECG monitors and software to enable cardiac monitoring inside an MRI to expand clinical and operational procedures to improve patient outcomes.
Results: The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value and accuracy of 12-lead ECG for diagnosis of LAD occlusion proximal to D1 was 91%, 70.
The diagnostic and financial implications of routine screening by 12-lead ECG in the general population of young people hadn't been examined prior to the nationwide U.
A cardiologist read the results; patients with suspected new atrial fibrillation were referred to general practitioners for conventional 12-lead ECG.
A study investigating the use of 15-lead ECG in comparison with 12-lead ECG in every emergency chest pain patient showed no alterations in diagnosis and management17.
These have included equipping ambulances with 12-lead ECG, which allows a heart attack to be diagnosed on the way to the hospital.
They discuss the 12-lead ECG in patients with possible acute coronary syndrome, including ST segment elevation myocardial infarction; the range of special presentations, patient populations, and uses of the electrocardiogram, including pediatric patients, patients with implanted devices, and cardiac arrest rhythms; and various electrocardiographic findings from the differential diagnosis perspective, addressing various rhythm and morphologic presentations, such as the narrow and wide complex tachycardias and ST segment elevation syndromes.
This is a controversial issue because some are suggesting that all young competitive athletes should be screened with a 12-lead ECG screening, which would be a massive and costly undertaking.
The most probable explanation of the rhythm shown in the 12-lead ECG and 3-lead rhythm strip (at the bottom) is second-degree SA block.
Ventricular arrhythmia risk can be assessed using signal averaged electrocardiography (SAECG) and 12-lead ECG.
The 12-lead ECG has been proposed as a more practical and cost-effective alternative to routine echocardiography for population-based screening [19,20].
A parameter set including advanced clinical algorithms such as 12-lead ECG, 4-lead arrhythmia detection, non-invasive blood pressure and Sp02.
The standard 12-lead ECG is considered the noninvasive gold standard for diagnosis of normal cardiac rhythm, dysrhythmias, and myocardial ischemia (Drew et al.
Along with the fundamentals of the application of electrocardiograms (ECGs) to diagnosis, this covers cardiac anatomy and physiology, features of rhythm strips, methods of interpretation, types of arrhythmias that can be identified with an ECH strip (including sinus node arrhythmias, atrial arrhythmias, junctional arrhythmias, ventricular arrhythmias, and atrioventricular blocks), treatment of arrhythmias, including non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments, and proper use and interpretation of the 12-lead ECG.