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ECG, EKG, Cardiology, Heart.
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Einthoven's triangle
Einthoven's triangle is an imaginary formation of three limb leads in a triangle used in electrocardiography, formed by the two shoulders and the pubis. The shape forms an inverted equilateral triangle with the heart at the center that produces zero potenti...

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Pericarditis
Acute pericarditis is a type of pericarditis (inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart, the pericardium) usually lasting less than 6 weeks. It is by far the most common condition affecting the pericardium. Typical ECG changes in acute pericarditis incl...

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Parasystole
Parasystole is a kind of arrhythmia caused by the presence and function of a secondary pacemaker in the heart, which works in parallel with the SA node . Parasystolic pacemakers are protected from depolarization by the SA node by some kind of entrance block...

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P Wave Asystole
Another form of Asystole you may encounter is called P wave asystole or Ventricular Asystole. The features are the same as traditional Asystole, but with one exception, there will be P waves present in the ECG tracing. The patient is clinically dead. The pa...

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Asystole
Asystole , also known as flatline , is a state of no electrical activity from the heart and therefore no blood flow. It results in cardiac arrest . Survival rates in a cardiac arrest patient with asystole are much lower than a patient with a rhythm amenable...

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Ventricular Standstill
Ventricular standstill is the absence of any ventricular activity for more than a few seconds. There may be atrial activity as evidenced by P waves in which case complete heart block is blocking all impulses from reaching the ventricles and the backup or s...
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