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Does modifying electrode placement of the 12 lead ECG matter in healthy subjects?

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Limb electrodes for the 12 lead ECG are routinely placed on the torso during exercise stress testing or when limbs are clinically inaccessible. It is unclear whether such electrode modification produces ECG changes in healthy male or female subjects that are clinically important according to the 2009 AHA, ACCF, HRS guidelines. We therefore measured whether ECG modification produced clinically important or false positive ECG changes e.g., appearance of Q waves in leads V(1-3), ST ...

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Sheppard, JP More by this author
Barker, TA More by this author
Ranasinghe, AM More by this author
Clutton-Brock, TH More by this author
Frenneaux, MP More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of cardiology
Volume:
152
Issue:
2
Pages:
184-191
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1874-1754
ISSN:
0167-5273
URN:
uuid:f0b11ebe-7565-4ed4-ac47-e66efad2a040
Source identifiers:
311913
Local pid:
pubs:311913

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