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MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu HST.582J / 6.555J / 16.456J Biomedical Signal and Image Processing Spring 200 7 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms .
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Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology HST.582J: Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, Spring 2007 Course Director: Dr. Julie Greenberg Introduction to Clinical Electrocardiography Andrew Reisner, MD MGH Dept. of Emergency Medicine Visiting Scientist, HST Cite as: Andrew Reisner. Course materials for HST.582J / 6.555J / 16.456J, Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, Spring 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu), Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Downloaded on [DD Month YYYY].
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Cite as: Andrew Reisner. Course materials for HST.582J / 6.555J / 16.456J, Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, Spring 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu), Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Downloaded on [DD Month YYYY]. Electrocardiography { The heart is an electrical organ, and its activity can be measured non- invasively { Wealth of information related to: z The electrical patterns proper z The geometry of the heart tissue z The metabolic state of the heart { Standard tool used in a wide-range of medical evaluations
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Cite as: Andrew Reisner. Course materials for HST.582J / 6.555J / 16.456J, Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, Spring 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu), Massachusetts Institute of Technology . Downloaded on [DD Month YYYY]. A heart Blood circulates, passing near every cell in the body, driven by this pump …actually, two pumps… Atria = turbochargers Myocardium = muscle Mechanical systole Electrical systole Courtesy of Dr. Roger Mark. HST.542J Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport Systems, Spring 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare). http://ocw.mit.edu (accessed June 17, 2008). Figure adapted from Phillips RE, Feeney MK, 1980 The Cardiac Rhythms. Saunders, Philadelphia and from Hoffman BF, Cranefield PF 1960 Electrophysiology of the Heart. McGraw Hill, New York.
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