Calculation of heart rate from ECG

Calculation of heart rate from ECG In my last post I have enumerated the points for studying an ECG. The first step is to check the calibration and paper speed. Then comes the calculation of heart rate. There are various methods of calculating the heart rate from ECG. We will discuss about the most commonly […]

Simplest approach to reading the ECG. Part-1

APPROACH TO READING THE ECG ECG or EKG (the electrocardiogram) has retained its role as the first and foremost investigations for many cardiovascular diseases. ECG is absolutely mandatory for diagnosis of heart rhythm and for myocardial ischemia. It has a prominent role in the diagnosis and management planning of a variety of cardiac diseases starting […]

Coronary artery disease

Coronary artery disease The heart like any other organ in the body needs constant supply of blood to survive. Blood reaches different parts of the heart through the coronary arteries.  Coronary arteries are of vital importance for the sustenance of life. The different  normal functions of the coronary arteries include: 1. Carrying blood to different […]

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