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04 October 2017

Standard 12-lead ECG

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As a most valuable non-invasive diagnostic tool, the 12-lead ECG records the heart’s electrical activity as waveforms. It’s important to properly attach each electrode to a patient, because incorrect placement can lead to a false diagnosis and an unnecessary treatment or a lack of one.

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28 August 2017

Understanding of heart's electrical system

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Heart is a two stage pump whose electrical activity can be measured by electrodes placed on the skin. Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is nothing else than a recording of the heart’s electrical activity, which is routinely used to assess the electrical and muscular functions of the heart.

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10 July 2017

What is an arrhythmia?

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Arrhythmia is an abnormal heart rhythm caused by problems in the heart’s electrical system. Any change in the normal sequence of electrical impulses, which may feel like your heart is racing, thumping or skipping beats, is considered as arrhythmia.

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28 June 2017

How to deal with ECG noise

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Today heart diseases are one of the major causes of deaths worldwide and therefore it is necessary to have a proper method which determines the patient's cardiac condition. Doctors use electrocardiograms (ECGs) to detect abnormal heart rhythms and to investigate the underlying chest pain sources.

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