electrocardiogram

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e·lec·tro·car·di·o·gram

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-kär′dē-ə-grăm′)
n.
1. A graphic record of heart muscle activity recorded by an electrocardiograph.
2. The procedure performed to produce such a record. In both senses also called cardiogram.

electrocardiogram

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɑːdɪəʊˌɡræm)
n
(Medicine) a tracing of the electric currents that initiate the heartbeat, used to diagnose possible heart disorders. Abbreviation: ECG

e•lec•tro•car•di•o•gram

(ɪˌlɛk troʊˈkɑr di əˌgræm)

n.
the graphic record produced by an electrocardiograph. Abbr.: EKG, ECG Also called cardiogram.
[1900–05]

e·lec·tro·car·di·o·gram

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-kär′dē-ə-grăm′)
A recording of the electrical activity of the heart. The electrocardiogram is used by doctors to analyze how well the heart is working and to diagnose abnormal heart rhythms. ♦ The machine used to record an electrocardiogram is called an electrocardiograph.

electrocardiogram

(ECG) A recording of the pattern of the electrical impulses of a patient’s heart made using electrocardiography
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrocardiogram - a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiographelectrocardiogram - a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph
checkup, health check, medical, medical checkup, medical exam, medical examination - a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
graph, graphical record - a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes
Translations

electrocardiogram

[ɪˌlektrəʊˈkɑːdɪəgræm] Nelectrocardiograma m

electrocardiogram

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electrocardiogram

[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɑːdɪəˌgræm] nelettrocardiogramma m

e·lec·tro·car·di·o·gram

n. electrocardiograma, gráfico de cambios eléctricos que se producen durante las contracciones del músculo cardíaco.

electrocardiogram (ECG)

n electrocardiograma m (ECG)
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In calculating the P wave in 12-lead resting ECG, the beginning of the first positive wave deflecting upwards from the isoelectric line or the beginning of the first negative wave deflecting downwards from the isoelectric line was determined as the beginning of the P wave.
Each recorded lead was carefully assessed by a single experienced veterinarian to determine the duration of P wave, which was measured from its beginning (the start of either the positive or negative deflection at the isoelectric line) until its end (the return of the deflection to an isoelectric line).
You are watching the isoelectric line on a heart monitor and at times it shows a regular-looking pattern, but as pressure on the brain increases, the line become erratic and spikes indicate that his heart is struggling to cope.
The onset of the P wave was defined as the first atrial deflection from the isoelectric line, and the offset was the return of the atrial signal to the baseline.
TdP refers to polymorphic ventricular tachycardia where QRS complexes appear to twist around an isoelectric line in a sinusoidal pattern [7].
The onset of the P-wave was defined as the junction between isoelectric line and the start of the P-wave first upward deflection.