FOLLOW-UP ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHS CHANGES IN PENETRATING WOUNDS OF THE HEART TREATED SURGICALLY
- The U wave in the electrocardiogram: A solution for a 100-year-old riddle Ritsema van Eck, Henk J.; Kors, Jan A.; van Herpen, Gerard // Cardiovascular Research;Aug2005, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p256
Abstract: Objective: In the electrocardiogram (ECG) the U wave follows the T, which is considered to reflect the repolarization of the cardiac ventricles. Despite the U wave''s well-known clinical relevance, a satisfactory explanation of its origin is still outstanding. We have undertaken to...
- The practicalities of ECG RECORDING. Cowley, Mike // Practice Nurse;6/24/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p35
Discusses the principles and practicalities of making an accurate electrocardiogram (ECG) recording for practice nurses. Indications for ECG recording; Definition of leads; Use of limb and chest leads in examining areas of the myocardium; Background on the ECG recording equipment.
- External Jugular Vein Catheterization Using 'Intra-Atrial Electrocardiogram'. Karaaslan, Dilek; Altinisik, Ugur; Peker, Tulay Tuncer; Nayir, Esra; Ozmen, Sadik // Yonsei Medical Journal;4/30/2009, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p222
Purpose: To investigate the reliability of intra-atrial electrocardiogram (ECG) use for external jugular vein (EJV) catheterization. Materials and Methods: Patients undergoing open heart surgery in Suleyman Demirel University Hospital between February and June 2006 were included in the study....
- Editors' page. Yacoub, Magdi; Bonow, Robert; Olivotto, Iacopo // Global Cardiology Science & Practice;2013, Vol. 2013 Issue 3, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss cardiac regeneration, focusing on its evolution, progress, and new discoveries.
- Non-Invasive Predictors of Short and Long-Term Survival in Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Missri, Jose C. // Angiology;Aug1984, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p494
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) carries a poor prognosis. This study examined the non-invasive parameters that may be predictive of survival in two groups of patients, short-term survivors who died within one year of onset of symptoms (Group I, 6 patients) and long-term survivors who survived...
- ECG Challenge. LARSON, LYLE W. // Clinician Reviews;Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p44
The article discusses an electrocardiogram (ECG) reading of a 61-year-old man with active diagnoses of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and nonischemic cardiomyopathy. During a routine clinic visit, he underwent exercise stress testing, as well as coronary angiography. His ECG indicates normal sinus...
- BOX 12-3 ELECTROCARDIOGRAM. Scanlon, Valerie C.; Sanders, Tina // Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology;Jan2007, p282
Information on electrocardiogram (ECG) from Chapter 12 of the book "Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology" is presented. It defines ECG as the recording of electrical changes generated by the myocardium using electrodes placed on the body surface. It describes the three kinds of waves or...
- A Comparative Study of Cardioprotective Effect of Three Anesthetic Agents by Measuring Serum Level of Troponin-T after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Imantalab, Vali; Seddighinejad, Abbas; Mansouri, Ali Mir; Meibodi, Alimohammad Sadeghi; Haghighi, Mohammad; Dadkhah, Heidar; Mobayen, Mohammadreza // International Cardiovascular Research Journal;2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p70
Background: Cardiac surgery is associated with some degree of myocardial injury. Preconditioning first described in 1986 was pharmacologic and non- pharmacologic. Among the long list of anesthetic drugs, isoflurane as an inhaling agent along with midazolam and propofol as injectable substances...
- HULL RESEARCH TEAM PIONEERS NEW TEST TO STUDY HEART TISSUE. // Operating Theatre Journal;Jan2013, Issue 268, p7
The article reports on the novel system developed by University of Hull research team led by Professor John Greenman in England, which will be used to keep human heart tissue biopsies alive while continuing to beat and function.