Dynamic computer-assisted ST segment monitoring in patients with acute coronary syndromes
Since the first recording of the human electrical activity ofthe heart by Waller in 1887 1 and the invention of the electrocardiograph by Willem Einthoven in 19022, the recording of the electrocardiogram (ECG) has evolved into one of the most important noninvasive diagnostic techniques of todaycardiology3 In particular, the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias, myocardial ischemia and myocardial infarction depends on the use of routine ECG recordings. The development of continuous ECG recording techniques such as long term ambulatory ECG recording (Holter) made it also possible to document less frequently occurring cardiac arrhythmias or ischemic events occurring during daily life.
|Promotor||Simoons, M.L. (Maarten)|
|Sponsor||Netherlands Heart Foundation|
|Keywords||cardiology, coronary diseases, monitoring|
Klootwijk, A.P.J.. (1998, October 21). Dynamic computer-assisted ST segment monitoring in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Eburon, Delft. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/17198