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A computational investigation of the electrocardiogram with healthy and diseased human ventricles

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Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide, and are estimated to kill over 17 million people each year, about 31% of all deaths. In the clinic, the first diagnostic procedure for a suspected cardiac abnormality is often acquisition of an electrocardiogram (ECG), which measures the electrical potential of the heart at the body surface. Understanding the mechanisms underlying generation of the ECG waveforms is crucial for optimal clinical benefit. Computer si...

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Computer Science

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EP/G03706X/1
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Louie Cardone-Noott
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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