Body Surface Potential Mapping
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Recording of regional electrophysiological information by analysis of surface potentials to give a complete picture of the effects of the currents from the heart on the body surface. It has been applied to the diagnosis of old inferior myocardial infarction, localization of the bypass pathway in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, recognition of ventricular hypertrophy, estimation of the size of a myocardial infarct, and the effects of different interventions designed to reduce infarct size. The limiting factor at present is the complexity of the recording and analysis, which requires 100 or more electrodes, sophisticated instrumentation, and dedicated personnel. (Braunwald, Heart Disease, 4th ed)
|Body Surface Potential Mapping
- Body Surface Potential Mapping
- Body Surface Mapping
- Body Surface Mappings
- Mapping, Body Surface
- Mappings, Body Surface
- Surface Mapping, Body
- Surface Mappings, Body
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