l3_ecg_reisner

L3_ecg_reisner - MIT OpenCourseWare http/ocw.mit.edu HST.582J 6.555J 16.456J Biomedical Signal and Image Processing Spring 2007 For information

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu HST.582J / 6.555J / 16.456J Biomedical Signal and Image Processing Spring 2007 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms . 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]. 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 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. 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]. To understand the ECG: { Electrophysiology of a single cell { How a wave of electrical current propagates through myocardium { Specific structures of the heart through which the electrical wave travels { How that leads to a measurable signal on the surface of the body 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]....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course AERO 16.422 taught by Professor Juliegreenberg during the Spring '07 term at MIT.

Page1 / 80

L3_ecg_reisner - MIT OpenCourseWare http/ocw.mit.edu HST.582J 6.555J 16.456J Biomedical Signal and Image Processing Spring 2007 For information

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online