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1. An instrument used to record the mechanical movements of the heart.

car′di·og′ra·phy (-ŏg′rə-fē) n.
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Medicine. the technique of graphically recording some physical or functional features of heart action.
See also: Heart
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Noun1.cardiography - diagnostic procedure consisting of recording the activity of the heart electronically with a cardiograph (and producing a cardiogram)
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
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n. cardiografía, uso del cardiógrafo para registrar los movimientos del corazón.
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Doornen, "Methodological guidelines for impedance cardiography," Psychophysiology, vol.
The hemodynamic variables [heart rate, HR; stroke volume, SV; and cardiac output, CO] were continuously recorded using an impedance cardiography device (PhysioFlow[R] PF07 Enduro[TM], USA).
Luther, "Intraoperative cardiac output monitoring: Comparison of impedance cardiography and thermodilution," Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, vol.
Beyond the four quadrants: The critical and emerging role of impedance cardiography in heart failure.
The use of impedance cardiography in the diagnosis of various diseases
Serum and urinary NGAL were not associated with systemic arterial flow status as assessed by echocardiography and transthoracic impedance cardiography, pulmonary arterial systolic pressure, echocardiographic measures of LV and RV functions, and BNP.
They collected symptom data and measured cardiac output using impedance cardiography in 38 people with CFS and 27 matched, sedentary controls.
(6,7) Other methods of cardiac assessment, including electrocardiography, (8,9) impedance cardiography, (10) and pulse oximetry, (11) are semi-invasive; each involves needle penetration of the eggshell.
Cardiac stroke volume was measured via impedance cardiography (Cardiodynamics), a noninvasive method we had validated previously (8).
Impedance cardiography is a noninvasive method of monitoring cardiac output and systolic time intervals (Sherwood et al., 1990).