What is electrocardiogram?

  • (noun): A graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph.
    Synonyms: cardiogram, EKG, ECG

Some articles on electrocardiogram:

Coronary Ischemia - Diagnosis - Electrocardiogram
... When a doctor performs an electrocardiogram (ECG) s/he places small sensors on the arms, chest and legs ...
Premature Atrial Contraction - Electrocardiogram
... On an electrocardiogram (EKG), PACs are characterized by an abnormally shaped P wave ... Since the premature beat initiates outside the sinoatrial node, the associated P wave appears different from those seen in normal sinus rhythm ...
Atrial Fibrillation - Diagnosis - Minimal Evaluation - Electrocardiogram
... Atrial fibrillation is diagnosed on an electrocardiogram (ECG), an investigation performed routinely whenever an irregular heart beat is suspected ...