PMID: 737091Dec 1, 1978

A method for praecordial surface mapping of the exercise electrocardiogram

British Heart Journal
K FoxJ Shillingford

Abstract

A technique for praecordial surface mapping of the exercise electrocardiogram is described. This showed the area, time course, and severity of ST segment depression as projected onto the front of the chest after exercise. Twenty normal volunteers and 20 patients with coronary artery disease have been studied. No changes were seen after exercise in the normal subjects but areas of ST segment depression appeared in all 20 patients with angina pectoris. In 5 of the 20 patients with coronary artery disease, the exercise test was repeated on a later date. There were no significant differences in the area of severity of electrocardiographic abnormalities recorded during the two tests. This technique may prove to be useful for diagnosis and assessing medical and surgical treatments in patients with ischaemic heart disease.

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Citations

Feb 1, 1979·Clinical Cardiology·K FoxJ Shillingford
Sep 5, 1985·The New England Journal of Medicine·L T Sheffield
Jul 19, 1980·British Medical Journal·K FoxA Selwyn
Jan 1, 1983·British Heart Journal·J E DeanfieldK Fox
Jan 1, 1986·European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology·M de BuitleirD M Krikler
Jun 1, 1996·Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : PACE·M S FullerR Lux
Jan 1, 1986·The American Journal of Cardiology·M de BuitleirD M Krikler
Dec 1, 1980·The American Journal of Cardiology·D M Mirvis
Mar 1, 1979·The American Journal of Cardiology·A SelwynM Myers
Oct 1, 1981·The American Journal of Medicine·H J DargieS Krikler
Dec 1, 1979·The American Journal of Cardiology·K FoxJ Shillingford
Nov 1, 1995·Physiological Measurement·B I Gramatikov
Aug 1, 1981·British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology·A C TweddelI Hutton

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