the graphic record produced by an electrocardiograph. Abbreviation: EKG, ECG
Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG*) is the process of recording the electrical
activity of the heart over a period of time using electrodes placed on a patient's
An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a test that checks for problems with the
electrical activity of your heart. An EKG translates the heart's electrical activity into
Sep 11, 2015 ... The American Heart Association explains an electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is
a test that measures the electrical activity of the heartbeat.
You will lie on an examination table, and 10 electrodes (or leads) are attached to your arms, legs, and chest. (These tests often include a stress test and/or cardiac catheterization .) If the heart muscle is thickened, an echocardiogram is often ordered to look for po... More »
electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test that records the electrical activity of the heart.
Oct 1, 2010 ... An electrocardiogram (e-lek-tro-KAR-de-o-gram), also called an EKG or ECG, is
a simple, painless test that records the heart's electrical activity.
Feb 18, 2015 ... Read about the Electrocardiogram (ECG, EKG) procedure used to reflect
underlying heart conditions such as angina, occurrence of a prior ...
An electrocardiogram is used to monitor your heart. Each beat of your heart is
triggered by an electrical impulse normally generated from special cells in the ...
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