"Ballistocardiography" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Technique of graphic representation of the movements of the body imparted by the ballistic forces (recoil and impact) associated with cardiac contraction and ejection of blood and with the deceleration of blood flow through the large blood vessels. These movements, quantitatively very minute, are translated by a pickup device (transducer) into an electrical potential which is suitably amplified and recorded on a conventional electrocardiograph or other recording machine.
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Spodick DH. William Dock, MD. Am J Cardiol. 2000 Feb 01; 85(3):404.
Spodick DH. Left ventricular dysfunction discriminated noninvasively beat-to-beat. Am J Cardiol. 1984 Oct 01; 54(7):937.