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Electrocardiography: Electrocardiography is an electrodiagnostic test used to monitor the electrical activity that stimulates the heart to contract; electrodes are placed on the patient's limbs and chest to record the electrical impulses (voltage), which are shown as waves and spikes on special graph paper.

Electrocardiography: Other Names

Other names for Electrocardiography include:

Symptoms Associated with Electrocardiography

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Electrocardiography:

Diseases Associated with Electrocardiography

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Electrocardiography:

  • Arrhythmia
  • Acute heart attack (see Heart attack)
  • Myocardial ischemia (angina)
  • Previous heart attack
  • Ventricular hypertrophy
  • Pulmonary embolus (arterial blockage in the lung)

Descriptions of Electrocardiography

Electrocardiography : measurement and interpretation of electrical manifestations of heart activity.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Electrocardiography

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Electrocardiography' may be involved.

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