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Advances in Electrocardiograms

Methods and Analysis

Edited by Richard Millis

Howard University, United States of America

Electrocardiograms are one of the most widely used methods for evaluating the structure-function relationships of the heart in health and disease. This book is the first of two volumes which reviews recent advancements in electrocardiography. This volume lays the groundwork for understanding the technical aspects of these advancements. The five sections of this volume, Cardiac Anatomy, ECG Technique, ECG Features, Heart Rate Variability and ECG Data Management, provide comprehensive reviews of advancements in the technical and analytical methods for interpreting and evaluating electrocardiograms. This volume is complemented with anatomical diagrams, electrocardiogram recordings, flow diagrams and algorithms which demonstrate the most modern principles of electrocardiography. The chapters which form this volume describe how the technical impediments inherent to instrument-patient interfacing, recording and interpreting variations in electrocardiogram time intervals and morphologies, as well as electrocardiogram data sharing have been effectively overcome. The advent of novel detection, filtering and testing devices are described. Foremost, among these devices are innovative algorithms for automating the evaluation of electrocardiograms.

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Advances in ElectrocardiogramsMethods and AnalysisEdited by Richard Millis

Published: January 25th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/842

ISBN: 978-953-307-923-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6762-4

Copyright year: 2012

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41 Crossref Citations

56 Web of Science Citations

81 Dimensions Citations


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1. Cardiac Anatomy

By Augusta Pelosi and Jack Rubinstein


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2. Low-Frequency Response and the Skin-Electrode Interface in Dry-Electrode Electrocardiography

By Cédric Assambo and Martin J. Burke


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3. Implantation Techniques of Leads for Left Ventricular Pacing in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Electrocardiographic Consequences of the Stimulation Site

By Michael Scheffer and Berry M. van Gelder


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4. Non Contact Heart Monitoring

By Lorenzo Scalise


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5. Automated Selection of Optimal ECG Lead Using Heart Instantaneous Frequency During Sleep

By Yeon-Sik Noh, Ja-Woong Yoon and Hyung-Ro Yoon


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6. A Novel Technique for ECG Morphology Interpretation and Arrhythmia Detection Based on Time Series Signal Extracted from Scanned ECG Record

By Srinivasan Jayaraman, Prashanth Swamy, Vani Damodaran and N. Venkatesh


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7. QT Interval and QT Variability

By Bojan Vrtovec and Gregor Poglajen


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8. The Electrocardiogram – Waves and Intervals

By James E. Skinner, Daniel N. Weiss and Edward F. Lundy


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9. Quantification of Ventricular Repolarization Dispersion Using Digital Processing of the Surface ECG

By Ana Cecilia Vinzio Maggio, María Paula Bonomini, Eric Laciar Leber and Pedro David Arini


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10. Medicines and QT Prolongation

By Ryuji Kato, Yoshio Ijiri and Kazuhiko Tanaka


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11. Concealed Conduction

By Hasan Ari and Kübra Doğanay


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12. Recognition of Cardiac Arrhythmia by Means of Beat Clustering on ECG-Holter Recordings

By J.L. Rodríguez-Sotelo, G. Castellanos-Domínguez, and C.D. Acosta-Medina


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13. Electrocardiographic Analysis of Heart Rate Variability in Aging Heart

By Elpidio Santillo, Monica Migale, Luca Fallavollita, Luciano Marini and Fabrizio Balestrini


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14. Changes of Sympathovagal Balance Measured by Heart Rate Variability in Gastroparetic Patients Treated with Gastric Electrical Stimulation

By Zhiyue Lin and Richard W. McCallum


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15. Associations of Metabolic Variables with Electrocardiographic Measures of Sympathovagal Balance in Healthy Young Adults

By Richard M. Millis, Mark D. Hatcher, Rachel E. Austin, Vernon Bond and Kim L. Goring


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16. An Analogue Front-End System with a Low-Power On-Chip Filter and ADC for Portable ECG Detection Devices

By Shuenn-Yuh Lee, Jia-Hua Hong, Jin-Ching Lee and Qiang Fang


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17. Electrocardiogram in an MRI Environment: Clinical Needs, Practical Considerations, Safety Implications, Technical Solutions and Future Directions

By Thoralf Niendorf, Lukas Winter and Tobias Frauenrath


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18. Customized Heart Check System by Using Integrated Information of Electrocardiogram and Plethysmogram Outside the Driver’s Awareness from an Automobile Steering Wheel

By Motohisa Osaka


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19. Independent Component Analysis in ECG Signal Processing

By Jarno M.A. Tanskanen and Jari J. Viik


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20. Broadening the Exchange of Electrocardiogram Data from Intra-Hospital to Inter-Hospital

By Shizhong Yuan, Daming Wei and Weimin Xu


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